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    Biases From the Enlightenment Period

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    Biases From the Enlightenment Period Abstract        All three dominant subjects: mind, men, and standard literature, not only share dominance, but also relate to the fact that their roles are clearly shown in the schools of our society. Schools exercise the brain, boys are pushed harder and expected to do better in school, while canonic literature haunts students throughout their English classes. The body, women, and horrific literature take a back seat to their counterparts, but still fight

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    Biases in Research Researchers often feel pressure to produce results in scientific studies. Pressure is delivered by any entity, but this perception of pushing to produce, is solely controlled within the mind of the researcher. In order to have valid and reliable research, scientists are taught to be diligent, thorough, and self-aware enough to control for various biases. However, more often than not, there is no escaping one’s own mind or the resulting beliefs that reside within. Doctors, scholars

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    Biases play an important part in the legal system because it can adversely influence the pursuit of justice. In this context, bias refers to a particular tendency or inclination, especially with a preconceived notion (Dictionary, n.d.). In fact, biases are known to be present in lineup identification procedures, the interrogation processes, and plea bargains. The presence of biases can affect both the victim and suspect when pursuing justice. This paper will demonstrate how biases that exist within

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    Temperamental Biases

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    Jerome Kagan and Nancy Snidman made a great attempt at finding a solid and agreeable definition of temperament. In order to prove or disprove their hypothesis, “that most temperamental biases are due to heritable variation in neurochemistry or anatomy, although some could be the result of prenatal events that are not strictly genetic,” Kagan and Snidman performed a number of ethical studies on children’s reactions to certain objects, people and environments. They did additional studies on rats

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    Media

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    “It was about the liberal biases that overwhelm straight news reporting”, is what Bernard Goldberg had to say in response to his problem with CBS evening news. Is it wrong for a reporter to jazz some boring news topic up and maybe make it seem a little more interesting a problem? It can be if the reporter is tending to his bias thoughts and disregarding the objectiveness, fairness, and balance that he or she vowed to do. But is this really a problem in the media? From a conservative standpoint

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    implicit biases if and only if they know that they harbor such biases and if they have been given recommendations as to how to eliminate them. If a person only knows that they harbor implicit biases, that is not enough to consider one responsible for their actions, since the said person does not know how to fix their implicit biases. It also is not enough for someone to only know how to eliminate implicit biases, since they don’t have obvious implicit biases to be responsible for. Implicit biases and

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    the impact this has on teaching the learning disabled in a classroom setting Ñ and more specifically Ñ when employing the assistance of a translator. It is the view of this author that, too often, curriculum-based assessment is hampered with some biases, to which extent it is the aim of this author to address some of these. David P. Dolson (1985) offers us some insight into the importance of these relationships, stating that the most essential factor between academic achievement and scholastic performance

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    therapy versus policy/administration), the inadequate mirroring she receives from her environment (a culture that needs her to help those who the culture pretends do not exist, but is also compelled to devalue her for the same reason), and the gender biases that help keep social work a low-status, poorly compensated profession. Depending on our theoretical interests we might perform various tasks with our client. We might offer ourselves to our client as idealized figures of power and generosity,

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    Determining Hate Crimes

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    for inflicting damage on someone "different"? It is often difficult to set a benchmark for measuring sufficiency of hate as a cause to label it in front of crime. The term can be conveniently stretched and squeezed by people with different ideas and biases. The four white policemen who brutally beat Rodney King Jr., a black man, half to death for merely speeding is determined by the court¡¦s judgment, as officers performing their duty. Hate, to those particular jurors and judge, was not a valid concern

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    Judgment Biases and Attributional Biases Thought processes can greatly influence people's social interactions, and the way that they live their lives. Cognitions develop how people perceive themselves and others on a daily basis. It is important to investigate how people attribute actions and behaviors exhibited, not only by themselves, but also those around them. These attributions shape the way an observer feels and reacts to others, and how people feel about themselves due to their own

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