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Blindspot : Hidden Biases of Good People: Library Edition (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Mahzarin R.

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"I know my own mind.I am able to assess others in a fair and accurate way."

These self-perceptions are challenged by leading psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald as they 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.

“Blindspot” is the authors’ metaphor for the portion of the mind that houses hidden biases. Writing with simplicity and verve, Banaji and Greenwald question the extent to which our perceptions of social groups—without our awareness or conscious control—shape our likes and dislikes and our judgments about people’s character, abilities, and potential.

In Blindspot, the authors reveal hidden biases based on their experience with the Implicit Association Test, a method that has revolutionized the way scientists learn about the human mind and that gives us a glimpse into what lies within the metaphoric blindspot.

The audiobook’s “good people” are those of us who strive to align our behavior with our intentions. The aim ofBlindspot is to explain the science in plain enough language to help well-intentioned people achieve that alignment. By gaining awareness, we can adapt beliefs and behavior and “outsmart the machine” in our heads so we can be fairer to those around us. Venturing into this audiobook is an invitation to understand our own minds.

Brilliant, authoritative, and utterly accessible, Blindspot is a book that will challenge and change listeners for years to come.

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Business + Money Management, Psychology, Self Improvement
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Brilliance Audio Lib Edn
Author: Mahzarin R. Banaji
Language: English
Street Date: August 16, 2016
TCIN: 51654748
UPC: 9781511316330
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-5845
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