SUMMIT, NJ - Mahzarin Banaji, professor of Social Ethics at Harvard and bestselling author will speak on 'Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People' March 5 at 6 p.m. Banaji will also hold a book-signing post-talk, with both events held at Kent Place School’s Hyde and Watson Theatre.
The event, free and open to the public, will Banaji - Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Psychology at Harvard, Chair of the Department of Psychology and Harvard College Professor -- deliver a presentation with a title that matches her book, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People with Anthony Greenwald, which was published by Random House.
Banaji studies unconscious thinking and feeling as they unfold in social group contexts and influence decisions about people’s worth, goodness and competence.
Seating is limited, with registration available by visiting .kentplace.org prior to March 3.
Kent Place School is located at 42 Norwood Avenue.