Best of the Archives: Why You’re Not Seeing the World Clearly— and How to Fix It | Jessica Nordell

Ten Percent Happier
September 19, 2022
Best of the Archives: Why You’re Not Seeing the World Clearly— and How to Fix It | Jessica Nordell
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Transcript

Jessica Nordell is a science and culture journalist who has written for the Atlantic and the New York Times. She earned a B.A. in physics from Harvard and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her new book is called The End of Bias, A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias.

Photo Credit: Leslie Plesser

In this episode we talk about:

  • Why humans have biases
  • What happens physiologically when biases are challenged
  • Why some of the most popular personal and institutional strategies for confronting biases do not work
  • The role that mindfulness and loving-kindness can play in reducing bias

Full Shownotes: https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/jessica-nordell-rerun

Where to find Jessica Nordell online:

Jessica’s Website  

Twitter: @jessnordell

Book Mentioned:

The End of Bias, A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Other Resources Mentioned:

Additional Resources:

Download the Ten Percent Happier app today: https://10percenthappier.app.link/install

Previous Episode
This is some text inside of a div block.
Next Episode
This is some text inside of a div block.