New research suggests that Americans’ implicit biases based on sexual orientation, race and skin tone are improving...but that bias based on body size is increasing. Why? Media coverage and policy changes might be the reasons, according to study co-author Tessa Charlesworth of Harvard University. Results are derived from the Implicit Association Test, created at Harvard, which has been taken over 4 million times.
Harvard Business Review, Morten Bennedsen, Elena Simintzi, Margarita Tsoutsoura, Daniel Wolfenzon, 10/23/2019