TLC: Implicit Bias - The Hidden Brain

Start Date

August 19, 2019

End Date

August 19, 2019

Start Time

8:00 am

End Time

9:30 am


Phillips Building, room 3-125 (TLC)

Presented by Angela Davis, Special Assistant to the President on Equity and Inclusion, and Courtnea Rainey, Instructor, First Year Experience

Participants will explore the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status and nationality, through reflective practice activities and using their personal results from the Implicit Bias Test (Harvard’s Project Implicit Tool).

  • Define Implicit Bias
  • What are the “Mindbugs” and where do they come from?
  • Into the Blindspot: The Implicit Association Test (IAT)
  • The Hidden Cost of Stereotypes