Is Unconscious Bias the Same as Discrimination?
Have a look at the image above. Can you read it? If so, you are experiencing something very similar to an unconscious bias. Much like the symbols in the image, unconscious biases are rapid-fire shortcuts that we use to understand and assess a situation, so that we know how to act. In this way, bias almost functions as an unspoken language of assumptions of which we are often unaware. In other words, you don't look at the image above and try to figure out what each symbol mean