What’s unconscious bias training, and does it work?

Source: Calvin K. Lai, The Conversation, April 19, 2018

….Unconscious bias training has become a popular approach to diversity education. The trainings often begin with demonstrations of how the mind operates in ways that are outside of conscious awareness or control. These demonstrations show that people make, and sometimes act on, snap judgments based on the other person’s race, without any conscious intention…..