What Is The Definition of Unconscious Bias?

What Is The Definition of Unconscious Bias?

Every day companies from around the world reach out to us as their premiere resource for all things diversity and inclusion. While many companies are striving to improve their D&I many companies struggle with how to retain talent once they are hired. This is in part because many companies struggle with conscious and unconscious biases.

Unconscious biases refers to a bias that happens automatically it is outside of our control and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our background, cultural environment and personal experiences.

Three types of bias can be distinguished into the following category:

  • Information bias
  • Selection bias
  • Confounding bias

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