Introduction to Unconscious Bias | Lesson 3 / 10

What Is Unconscious Bias?

3 min

Quiz 1 of 2

Your coworker doesn’t understand what unconscious bias is. How can you explain it to him?

a
Unconscious bias refers to the mechanism that helps you breathe without thinking.
b
Unconscious bias refers to actions you take that hurt other people.
c
Unconscious bias refers to preferences to like some people more than others.
d
Unconscious bias refers to quick judgments your brain makes without you even knowing it.

Quiz 2 of 2

Your coworker thinks that since these biases are unconscious, it’s not worth trying to do something about them. What can you tell him?

a
Once you find your unconscious biases, you can get rid of them.
b
Looking for unconscious biases can help you identify them and then keep them from impacting your decisions.
c
When you find unconscious biases, you improve your reaction time when you’re in danger.
d
If you don’t look for your unconscious bias, you’ll miss out on an important brain function.

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