THUNK – 69. #blacklivesmatter & Dual-Process Theory

The dual process theory of human cognition might relate closely to the #blacklivesmatter campaign.

-Links for the Curious-

THUNK Episode 16: Culture & Bias –

“Stereotypes as Energy-Saving Devices: A Peek Inside the Cognitive Toolbox” –

Dual-Process Theories of Higher Cognition –

Clark & Clark’s “Doll Study” from 1947, cited as illustrating a cultural preference for Caucasian appearance in children as early as 3 yrs. –

An interesting interview with a philosopher in the NYT about “All Lives Matter” –

Also, for all my LGBT viewers: way to go, guys, you did it, & I’m proud of you.

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