Training is unlikely to be effective without buy-in from leadership, said Carlee Beth Hawkins, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Illinois--Springfield, and a researcher with Project Implicit
, a virtual laboratory focused on unconscious bias.
Images of six Black faces (three male, three female) and six White faces (three male, three female) and lists of positive and negative words were downloaded from Project Implicit
, a virtual online laboratory.
A powerful exercise directors can include in staff training is Project Implicit
(see sidebar and visit https://implicit .
Participation in this aspect of the project, which encompassed completing the Sexuality Implicit Association Test (IAT), required each participant to click on that icon within the Project Implicit
The test is available at Project Implicit
The Implicit Association Test (IAT) tool, developed by Harvard as part of Project Implicit
, explores thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness to help individuals identify and address any unconscious bias.
Harvard's Project Implicit
Hoy en dia, Project Implicit
se ha expandido a mas de 30 paises, incluyendo Espana, para estudiar la prevalencia de las actitudes implicitas de las personas a traves de las culturas.
71) To better understand the general logic of the IAT procedure, see PROJECT IMPLICIT
, a collaborative research venture between Harvard University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Washington, has tested 6 million participants over a decade.
For additional information, see Project Implicit
In one study, a random sample of more than 1800 volunteers participated on the Project Implicit
website, where they read a mock newspaper article comparing two competing welfare proposals.