Tag: blink

On the Brink of The “I” (Or, How Hyper-Sensitivity About Unconscious Bias Kneecaps Conscientiousness)

Malcolm Gladwell’s book Blink provides an anecdotal account of how split-second decisions are made through a process Gladwell calls “rapid cognition” or “thin-slicing.” Gladwell (who is half-black… shout-out!) distinguishes this type of rapid cognition from intuition, which he claims is more emotional. He feels as though rapid cognition is a distinctly rational process, a type […]