Episode 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.

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00:00:00very bad Wizards is a podcast with a philosopher my dad and psychologist Dave Bizarro having an informal discussion about issues in science and ethics please note that the discussion contains bad words that I'm not allowed to say and knowing my dad some very inappropriate jokes to keep the bad things out and I don't think that's good because you don't pay him for the world
00:00:39are you a very bad man
00:01:00anybody can have a brain
00:01:08you're a very bad man I'm a very good man just a very bad Wizards welcome to very bad Wizards from the University of Houston Dave today we're going to tackle a controversial subject involving race that many people would rather just avoid does this mean we're making a bid to join the intellectual dark web
00:01:33is is that the Criterion talking about race at the Criterion was having fancy pictures taken of you kind of in the dark if that's the likes it like so every person who has that gets to be part of the intellectual dark web
00:01:51the necessary but I don't ...
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By Tamler Sommers & David Pizarro
Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
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