The brain is 'programmed' for learning from people we like
Why are we more inclined to form connections and take on knowledge from information presented by people we favor? This article looks at how information is delivered and how memory comes into play.
In online business, opposites attract - and increase sales
How can we better understand how clients’ gender influence bias, could improve customer service and sales? This study reveals some surprising results.
The name game: CEOs with favorable surnames receive higher pay
In this article, research shows the power of ‘affiliation bias' - our innate preference to be and collaborate with people who are ‘like us' - and the possible danger it can have.
Are we really foreseeing break-ups?
You might want to think twice before assuming you could have seen a break-up coming - hindsight bias might just be playing tricks on your memory.
How blame is attributed to male and female leaders
The negative outcomes of male leaders are blamed on their selfish decisions, while those of female leaders are put down to bad luck.
"Blinding" is not a silver bullet to deal with gender bias
The gender of the idea proposer had no impact on whether innovation managers thought it was a good idea or not.
Remember me? Gender, race may make you forgettable
The authors believe they are the first to provide evidence of bias in our ability to remember professionally relevant information about people.
For leaders, playing favorites can be a smart strategy
"In less clearly structured teams ... having a biased boss typically led to better outcomes, with improved coordination and performance across the entire team."
Don't complain to these co-workers
Employees should first consider whether they’re speaking to someone who can take the requested action.
It isn't what you know, it's what you think you know
Do people who think they know science actually know much about the science they are spouting on about?
A commercial real estate agent's gender does matter - to the seller
"It’s in our design to trust, collaborate with and seek out those with whom we have much in common. The more commonality the more trust."
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