Biases are more than an inconvenience. Biases can be extremely dangerous. Diversity advocate Vernā Myers examines the subconscious attitudes that can lead to violence. She talks here about how to face your biases and then work to learn more about the groups that we have biases against.

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Media activist Villy Wang started BAYCAT to educate young people from low-income backgrounds to use media to create change. In this talk, Wang talks about how her initiative breaks down biases.

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The self-serving bias causes us to see things in ways that support our best interests and our pre-existing points of view.

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The overconfidence bias is our tendency to be more confident in our ability to act ethically than is objectively justified by our abilities and moral character.

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Implicit bias exists when people unconsciously hold attitudes toward others or associate stereotypes with them.

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Fundamental attribution error describes how, when judging others’ actions, we tend to give too much causal weight to their character and not enough to the circumstances in which they acted.

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Conformity bias refers to our tendency to take cues for proper behavior in most contexts from the actions of others rather than exercise our own independent judgment.

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Employee diversity and inclusivity are important business goals. “Reverse mentorship” matches junior employees with more senior staff to become more aware of diversity and inclusion issues. In this video from TED, Patrice Gordon provides six tips to make reverse mentorship work.

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There is no such thing as being “not racist,” says author and historian Ibram X. Kendi. In this vital conversation, he defines the transformative concept of antiracism to help us more clearly recognize, take responsibility for and reject prejudices in our public policies, workplaces and personal beliefs. Learn how you can actively use this awareness…

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Our brains create categories to make sense of the world, recognize patterns and make quick decisions. But this ability to categorize also exacts a heavy toll in the form of unconscious bias. In this powerful talk, psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society — from…

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