S is a really well executed book n implicit bias that threads the needle between acknowledging that implicit bias is something that we all inherit are therefore not personally to blame for the problem s rigin while still pushing individuals to do their part to change themselves the world around them A few f the stories really stuck with me particularly the arc f
"Her Own Son S Understanding "own son s understanding his wn perceptions f black men how he is increasingly at the receiving end f those perceptions from thers as a young black man Would definitely recommend I could see this working well for a book club type environment I have to say that I
See Where The Writer Is Goingcoming From Here And Iwhere the writer is goingcoming from here and I The idea here is that we have certain societal Biases that we carry with us and are generally unaware f I agree this is true However the writer I believe needs to stop and possibly and I know I may annoy some with what I say here as I was saying possibly needs to become aware Ya Gotta Believe!: My Roller-Coaster Life as a Screwball Pitcher and Part-Time father, and My Hope-Filled Fight Against Brain Cancer of herwn innate biasesJust a thought consider as you read the book Some nonfiction presents new Ideas and some nonfiction is well written and this book has both traits Eberhardt whose work I was unaware until I heard her interviewed Night's Pawn on a youtube channel is a cognitive scientist whose research area is implicit biases that we carry with us I had heardf Firing the First Elder (Pioneers in the Pulpit Book 2) other studiesf implicit bias but Eberhardt s gift is taking this factoid that many stored away in ur science trivia collection and shows its salience in reality and why it is much than a factoid but a lense to look at everything in ur society from police profiling and arrests to education to workplace matters So many vital areas where pretending we are colorblind makes the problems worse She uses down to earth and charged examples to get her point across that ur implicit biases matter and even with good intentions ur unconscious biases are a source The Secret Child of much harm and draws the direct lines from the studies to real world incidents to illustrate her points Even if you keep upn brain science stories and have heard Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno: Tokyo Teen Fashion Subculture Handbook of implicit bias you still need to look at this book Context matters Solid read if repetitive at times I read it all inne sitting It was a local book club selection and we had a lively discussion goodreads instagram twitter blog Amazing book The writing was clear and easy to follow I usually stay away from non fiction for a variety f reasons but this ne is def. Ew ways ultimately transforming ur thinking about urselves and the ,
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Kudos to J Eberhardt This is a book everyone should read It makes sense hits you in your tender places and yet isn t about guilting a person into change Rather she does a deft and able job f showing you where it comes from which isn t the focus so a reader doesn t spend a bunch f time feeling defensive and how to see the biases how to recognize them From there she shows chapter by chapter how persons with particular prejudices are led to particular choice making processes which in time become habit and a way f "LIFE UNTANGLING THESE OR NOT IS " Untangling these r not is choice too and ne that is not just a ne time event but is a life long process She does an even and fair handed consideration Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945 of the major POVs I especially appreciated her academic and professional backgroundn this topic and that the information she provides is further firmed up by her day to day work There s a passion for the work and real life experiences she brings to it that are compellingAgain I say Everyone should read this book It is alarming how much f ur biases are subconsciously ingrained in us not nly from birth but from ur culture as well While not exactly groundbreaking this book has a lot A Philosophy of Cinematic Art of heart and helps layut the facts and statisticsI hope by becoming aware f ingrained biases we
all can push to resist structural bias as the norm I ve recently read several books n this importantcan push to resist structural bias as the norm I ve recently read several books White House Years (Henry Kissingers Memoirs on this important and this is the bestne so far The author tells personal anecdotes but they are pertinent to the points she is trying to illustrate from the bjective research When she describes her experience working with groups like police forces she has believable tales f success She does a good job covering many issues without getting bogged down The ending was disappointing however I had hoped for evidence Scab on what works to combat prejudices but instead she explains that none knows because it s not in any In a World Created by a Drunken God one s financial interest to figureut that what they do doesn t work Since she is an academician who does this sort Indo No Kao of work it seems to me she could at least evaluate the impactf her wn efforts somehow This is the kind f informative nonfiction that I like to see clearly written incorporating broad statistics and study findings with concrete examples correlating arguments to current Giant Peach Yodel or historical events and the author s usef personal anecdotes Sinai and Zion or stories told to her to make the contentf her work really connect n a personal level Thi. ‘Jennifer Eberhardt gives us the pportunity to talk about race in .
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very specific towards law enforcement it was an eye pener to me As most people I havespecific towards law enforcement it was an eye pener to me As most people I have declared I have no prejudice This book allowed me to see there are many layers f biases we all have buried in ur unconscious And rather than focus Iniquity on the guiltf that this story focuses n how to become aware With that knowledge we can move forward and make better decisions in all situations Thanks so much to the publishers for my free copy f this book and to Goodreads For Facilitating The Giveaway One Of The facilitating the giveaway One f the books about implicit bias I ve ever read It s both personal and data based warm and inviting where it needs to be and cold and honest in ther parts I would recommend this to any Annual Report of the Officers of the Town of Holderness, N. H: Year Ending January 31, 1937 (Classic Reprint) organizationr person Gardening with Shape, Line and Texture: A Plant Design Sourcebook or group who wants to understand how bias works and how it sk it s not your fault A book for anyone who wants to know how biases are formed how they manifest and even how ur brains process them There are examples even from the authors wn life and studies that show how biases are used in everyday life Statistics to back up the authors assertions and experiments that prove the validity Livin' de Life of the statistics How to counter these biases by education training in empathy for professionals like the police where they are daily confronted with situations that could prove deadlyI was raised in Chicago and was well awaref much that was written within There were places we were told to stay far away from for The Amazing Dreams of Andrew Latter ourwn safety Never really explained but the message was clear regardless The author also takes us to the Charlottesville incident so awful so much hatred How education is lacking in discussing past history So many school children do not know about the Holocaust don t know what Auschwitz was Slavery glossed Culture is the Body: The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki over One can never forget whatne never knew To me this is a shameful admissionOur experiences in the world seep into Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of Mind our brainver time and without The Legend of Joaquin Murrieta our awareness they conspire to reshape the workingsf ur mindThe mistake we keep making the mistake we all keep making is in thinking ur work is done That whatever heroic effort we ve made will keep moving us forward That whatever progress we ve seen will keep us from sliding back to burn crosses and hiding Torah scrollsIn truth bias has been biding it s time in an implicit world in a place where we need not acknowledge it to urselves r to thers even as it touches ur soul and drives ur behavio. Orld we want to create’ Michelle Alexander author f The New Jim Cro. ,