Sway: The Science of Unconscious Bias – Dr Pragya Agarwal In conversation with Dr Laura Kilby

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Sat, 10 October 3:00pm

We like to believe that we are all fair-minded but we all carry biases that we might not even be aware of.  Behavioural scientist, Dr Pragya Agarwal, unravels the way our implicit or ‘unintentional’ biases affect the way we communicate and perceive the world and how they affect our decision-making.  An exploration of the forces that shape us, revealing our own biases in a scientific and non-judgmental way.

In Conversation with Dr Laura Kilby – Reader in Social Psychology Sheffield Hallam University

“If you think you don’t need to read this book, you really need to read this book” Jane Garvey

“The Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies is delighted to welcome Dr Pragya Agarwal to the Off the Shelf Festival.  The In Conversation event promises to be both wide ranging and challenging as we explore how ‘unintentional’ biases affect and shape our communication”

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A selection of unsigned books, some discounted, can be ordered here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/collection/OffTheShelf2020_FestivalOfWords/-186695

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Associate Partner: The Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies, Sheffield Hallam University

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