Have you ever walked into a room of strangers and immediately felt drawn to one person…or perhaps felt repelled by another? Congratulations! Your brain works just as it should – categorising the huge amount of data you get from the world around you so that you can function well in an increasingly complex world. Unfortunately, that categorisation also can lead you to incorrect conclusions, sometimes called unconscious bias, that can get in your way.
This espresso will help you understand unconscious bias, explore your own world view and provide you with tools to help mitigate its effects.
This session will cover:
- The science behind unconscious bias
- Common types of unconscious bias
- Tools to help you avoid unconscious bias
- 5 key questions