141: Implicit Bias
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David and Tamler tackle the topic of implicit bias and the controversy surrounding the implicit association test (IAT). What is implicit bias anyway? Does it have to be linked to behavior in order to truly count as a "bias"? Has the IAT been overhyped as a reflection of individual or group prejudice? And why is the debate on this topic so depressing? Plus, some deep thoughts on the intellectual dark web, how to join it, and what the analogy is supposed to reflect.Sponsored By:RXBAR Promo Code: badwizardsSupport Very Bad WizardsLinks:Opinion | Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web - The New York TimesPsychology’s Racism-Measuring Tool Isn’t Up to the Job — Science of UsImplicit-association test - WikipediaTake the Implicit Associations Test (IAT)Greenwald, A. G., Poehlman, T. A., Uhlmann, E. L., & Banaji, M. R. (2009). Understanding and using the Implicit Association Test: III. Meta-analysis of predictive validity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97(1), 17.Oswald, F. L., Mitchell, G.,…