Eye-tracking records racial profiling by preschool teachers

implicit-bias_slide-81fe132c351f4f551842f8df1762c3e088b050cc-s800-c85Here’s a fascinating study that uses eye-tracking technology to record the implicit racial biases of preschool teachers. Their findings hint at just how deeply the visual code of race has worked its way into the ways Americans–both white and black in this case–see people, even children. Given that the technology tracks where someone is looking (and for how long, and in what order), what else could we use it to test for?

 

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