The Science Behind Implicit Bias Training

This police training uncovers the implicit bias in all of us” -- PBS NewsHour, 2018, 9:12 --

This news segment on implicit biases is very detailed and discusses empirical research on the issue. They define the problem nicely and explain how it can be mitigated through intentional acts. Do you think such training programs are effective in reducing implicit biases? What are the best strategies to counter such biases? 

From the video’s description: Against the backdrop of simmering tensions over race and police violence against African Americans, police departments like the NYPD have introduced a relatively new training program aimed at teaching officers about implicit bias. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports on the research behind “Fair and Impartial Policing” and whether it’s really effective.