Detecting and Punishing Unconscious Bias

  title={Detecting and Punishing Unconscious Bias},
  author={Philip E. Tetlock and Gregory Mitchell and Lefteris Jason Anastasopoulos},
  journal={The Journal of Legal Studies},
  pages={83 - 110}
We present experimental results demonstrating how ideology shapes evaluations of technology aimed at detecting unconscious biases: (1) liberals supported use of the technology to detect unconscious racism but not unconscious anti-Americanism, whereas conservatives showed the reverse pattern, (2) liberals and conservatives opposed punishing individuals for unconscious bias but supported punishing organizations failing to use the technology to root out, respectively, racism or anti-Americanism… 
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