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This course will introduce you to insights about how our minds operate and help you understand the origins of implicit associations. You will also uncover some of your own biases and learn strategies for addressing them. Each module is divided into a series of lessons, many taking less than 10 minutes to complete.
Websites on Implicit Bias
How to Reduce Implicit Bias
As more health care organizations work toward achieving health equity, it is not enough to focus on intentional discrimination. We must also acknowledge implicit bias and address it.
Implicit Bias in Health Care Screening
Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.
Keeping Up with Implicit Bias by ACRL
Librarians’ implicit bias can negatively impact virtually all aspects of library operations. Unacknowledged implicit bias saps librarian morale and effectiveness, as well as discourages patrons from engaging with reference services.
On Shelf at CCBC Libraries
Search ProQuest Social Science Database
The Implicit Association Test measures attitudes and beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report. It measures the strength of associations between concepts and evaluations or stereotypes. The main idea is that making a response is easier when closely related items share the same response key.
Articles on Implicit Bias
Maryland Health Equity Summit
Implicit Bias Training at Health Equity Summit by Maryland Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Implicit Bias in Healthcare Professional
A systematic review of research on implicit biases among healthcare professionals.
State of Science: Implicit Bias Review
Contrary to common belief the nation’s progress with gender and racial equity has largely confined biases today to a small group of aberrational actors, research has shown implicit biases are widespread and operate largely beneath the radar of human consciousness.
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