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

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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 … Continued

The Distance of Diversity

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I heard the term genetic evolution in a video that autoplayed after a TEDtalk I watched on YouTube. So, I looked it up, did some reading, and came across “evolutionary genetics”–the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. … Continued