Bias in bias recognition: People view others but not themselves as biased by preexisting beliefs and social stigmas

@article{Wang2020BiasIB,
  title={Bias in bias recognition: People view others but not themselves as biased by preexisting beliefs and social stigmas},
  author={Qi Wang and Hee-Jin Jeon},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2020},
  volume={15}
}
Biases perpetuate when people think that they are innocent whereas others are guilty of biases. We examined whether people would detect biased thinking and behavior in others but not themselves as influenced by preexisting beliefs (myside bias) and social stigmas (social biases). The results of three large studies showed that, across demographic groups, participants attributed more biases to others than to themselves, and that this self-other asymmetry was particularly salient among those who… 

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