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The development of implicit biases starts at a young age and then they get reinforced over time.
02 September, 2019
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- Awareness of your implicit biases can lessen their effect.
- In the classic "Draw-A-Scientist Test" young students overwhelmingly drew similar representations of a scientist.
- Teaching young people to become aware of the idea of their "implicit biases" could help them better understand their peers.