Friday, 23 January 2009

Racial Bias Can Be Reduced By Teaching People To Differentiate Facial Features Better In Individuals Of A Different Race

Filed under: Books, reports, sites, blogs,News Watch Blog — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 19:34 PDT

There may be a simple way to address racial bias: Help people improve their ability to distinguish between faces of individuals of a different race.

Brown University and University of Victoria researchers learned this through a new measurement system and protocol they developed to train Caucasian subjects to recognize different African American faces.

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