Info Brief: What is Unconscious Bias?
Unconscious bias refers to a bias that we are unaware of, and which happens outside of our control. It is a bias that happens automatically and is triggered by our brain making quick decisions from data it gathers and then adding meaning to it. There are a lot of factors that drive unconscious bias.
|Type:||Tools & Take Aways|
|Learning Path:||Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect|
|Main Topic:||Unconscious / Hidden Bias|
|Other Topics:||Inclusion & Equity, Respect|
|Competencies:||Fostering Diversity, Inclusion and Equity|
|Suggested Industry Usage:||Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government|
|Subject:||Understanding Unconscious Bias|
|Source Program:||Stand Alone|
|Trainer Comments:||A great tool for reinforcing learning or kicking off a session on bias. Remember, bias is something we all have, and by itself, it is neither good nor bad. It is a conscious or unconscious judgment we make based on information we have learned from our own experiences or by what we have been taught by others.|
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