Professors Who Created Debunked ‘Implicit Bias’ Measurement Still Defend It

Breitbart | 7/16/2019 | Tom Ciccotta
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The scholars behind a popular yet debunked “implicit bias” measurement tool to quantify racism are still trying to defend its legitimacy.

“Implicit bias” training sessions have drastically increased in popularity over the past two decades. Based on the notion that all human beings have subconscious biases against people based upon their race and gender, “educators” now travel the country charging exorbitant fees for workshops in which they work to erase attendees’ implicit bias.

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According to a report by The College Fix, the researchers behind the theory are now defending their creation after years of criticism. What exactly is this criticism? Well, it fails to achieve its singular purpose of diagnosing whether or not someone is “racist.” A column in New York magazine highlighted an important issue with the “implicit bias” test, which is known as the Implicit Association Test (IAT).

University of Florida Professor Colin Smith,...
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