Blind Spot

Published in 2013 by Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald

There are few books that have the power to change the way you see the world; this is one of them.  The authors present a compelling case for the effects of hidden biases impacting our society. These hidden biases are natural; we all have them. Don’t think you have a hidden bias?  Take the online quiz to see.  You will likely be surprised to find your internal preferences are more difficult toovercome than you thought.  Armed with this knowledge, we can limit the effects of the biases and ensure equal opportunities for all Airmen.

Mahzarin Banaji

About The Author

Mahzarin Banaji taught at Yale University from 1986-2002 where she was Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Psychology. Since then and at present she is Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and simultaneously George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Chair in Human Dynamics at the Santa Fe Institute (2011-2014). She also served as the first Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard from 2002-2008.

Anthony Galt Greenwald

About The Author

Anthony Galt Greenwald is a Social Psychologist and, since 1986, Professor of Psychology at University of Washington. According to Greenwald's biographical page from the University of Washington, in 1959 he received a B.A. from Yale University.