What Stock Market Decisions Can Teach You About the Pervasive Impact of Unconscious Bias

posted on Wed, Feb 15 2017 9:32 am by Shirley Engelmeier

We’ve written a great deal about the impact that unconscious bias can have on important decisions. Biases that we are completely unaware of can push us to make sub-optimal choices. That means we may not only be unfairly treating those who are different from us, but also acting against our own self-interest. National Public Radio recently aired a report by NPR social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam titled “How Biases Affect Stock Analyst Predictions,” which underscores this point very nicely.

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