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Workplace bias suppression can be difficult to sustain | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Workplace bias suppression can be difficult to sustain. September 12, 2021. Decision-making that overrides one’s personal views and self-interests, also known as bias suppression, is often touted as an essential institutional objective.

Change the bias, change the behavior? Maybe not | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Change the bias, change the behavior? Maybe not. August 11, 2019. A meta-analysis suggests that ridding people of implicit biases may not lead to changes in related behaviors.

Steps to reduce 'cybervetting' bias in hiring | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Steps to reduce 'cybervetting' bias in hiring. September 18, 2022. A new paper on cybervetting says that organizations need to develop and implement clearly defined rules regarding how they use online information about job candidates.

How to eliminate bias in performance rating | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

How to eliminate bias in performance rating. What’s the difference between a 10-point and a six-point performance rating scale, besides four points? A lot, if you’re a woman being rated.

Countries and states with greatest age biases | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

Countries and states with greatest age biases. December 6, 2020.

People show confirmation bias even in trivial things | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

People show confirmation bias even in trivial things. It has been long known that people tend to interpret new information in a way that supports their pre-existing beliefs, a phenomenon known as confirmation bias.

Race influences professional investors' financial judgments | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

“This study takes a necessary and critical look at how bias impacts the investing space through the lens of those in power and provides insight into how decision-makers can better resolve those challenges going forward.”As the report highlights, “asset allocators

'Happy ending effect' can bias future decisions | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

'Happy ending effect' can bias future decisions. October 25, 2020.

People's motivations bias how they gather information | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

People's motivations bias how they gather information. July 7, 2019. A new study suggests people stop gathering evidence earlier when the data supports their desired conclusion than when it supports the conclusion they wish was false.