EppsNet Archive: MIT

What Is the Evidence for Unconscious Bias?

21 Feb 2016 /

What is the evidence for “unconscious bias,” since it’s, you know, unconscious?

The Surprising Benefits of Nonconformity

28 Mar 2014 /

New research finds that under certain circumstances, people wearing unconventional attire are perceived as having higher status and greater competence.

The MIT Guy

12 Apr 2009 /

After shooting some hoops, we stop at Extra Mile for hot dogs and sodas. Something catches my eye about the clerk’s name tag — underneath his name, it says “MIT.”

“Did you go to school at MIT?” I ask him.

“No,” he says. “That means ‘Manager In Training.'”

“Oh, that makes sense.” Convenience store clerk seemed like kind of a low-level job for a MIT grad.

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