Thursday, July 10, 2008

Bias Removal?

From Police (usually) are able to curb racial bias in shooting suspects by Dave Munger:

In 2005, E. Ashby Plant and B. Michelle Peruche tested 48 Florida police officers and found that they were initially more likely to shoot unarmed Black "suspects" in a crime-fighting simulation than White people holding similar objects. Interestingly, however, as the test went on, the officers improved, and by the end of the session, any bias had been removed.
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