Under the radar: how unexamined biases in decision-making processes in clinical interactions can contribute to health care disparities.

@article{Dovidio2012UnderTR,
  title={Under the radar: how unexamined biases in decision-making processes in clinical interactions can contribute to health care disparities.},
  author={John F. Dovidio and Susan T. Fiske},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={102 5},
  pages={945-52}
}
Several aspects of social psychological science shed light on how unexamined racial/ethnic biases contribute to health care disparities. Biases are complex but systematic, differing by racial/ethnic group and not limited to love-hate polarities. Group images on the universal social cognitive dimensions of competence and warmth determine the content of each group's overall stereotype, distinct emotional prejudices (pity, envy, disgust, pride), and discriminatory tendencies. These biases are… CONTINUE READING
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