TEDx Can prejudice ever be a good thing? by Paul Bloom We often think of bias and prejudice as rooted in ignorance. But as psychologist Paul Bloom seeks to show, prejudice is often natural, rational ... even moral. The key, says Bloom, is to understand how our own biases work — so we can take control when they go wrong.
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unnamed Doctors Guilty Of Ageism? Providers' biases and assumptions about the elderly impact the care they receive, often for the worse. Can senior citizen mentors change this?
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thisibelieveproject I Am a Racist and So Are You We can choose to believe that we are not racist...or we can be honest with ourselves.
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academic-medicine-logo Are medical students aware of their anti-obesity bias? Medical students have a significant implicit anti-fat bias and two-thirds of those with this bias are unaware it exists. How might this impact the care they, and others in the healthcare community, deliver?
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NPR The Weight of a Med Student’s Subconscious Bias by Joe Palica Medical students have a significant implicit anti-fat bias and two-thirds of those with this bias are unaware it exists. How might this impact the care they, and others in the healthcare community, deliver?
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YouTube Story Time – What’s it Like Being So Fat? Synopsis: People ask me questions related to my size all of the time. So I thought I could answer them here in this story time video, talking about my personal experiences of a lifetime struggling with obesity.
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Positive Exposure Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder by Dr. Nancy Snyderman Photographer Rick Guidotti is a renowned fashion photographer who has worked in Milan, Paris and New York. Fifteen years ago, he saw the images of patients in medical textbooks and the experience changed his life.
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Voice_of_America_Logo.svg_1 Poor Treatment of Mentally Ill Violates Their Human Rights by Lisa Schlein A follow-on to When Doctors Discriminate by Julianne Garey – learn more about the stigma of discrimination and what the World Health Organization has called “a hidden human rights emergency.”
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Washington-Post For People with Disabilities, Doctors Are Not Always Healers by Leana S. Wen Some of the hardest (and most valuable lessons) come during internship year. Such was the case for Dr. Leanna Wen, who faced her fears about medical discrimination when caring for the patient in ER bed #3.
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