James Grant

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Your comments are inconsistent with your profile, so I'm doubtful you are who you say you are.
Dec 22, 2020
Can we 'de-bias' someone? A Neuroscientific approach to decreasing bias
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Noel, what they are doing, as presented, can be considered a weapon from the start. Their only claim is that they want to use it for the benefit of society. The "N400" neural response has been known since 1980. They seek to change how we associate words. They hope, for example, to be able to make the population see women in the role of mechanic as readily as they see men in that role today. This is merely how they're aiming the weapon they are building. The Russian government might, for example, find how to make people accept the idea that Crimea was always Russian. Business might, for example, make people more accepting of unhealthy foods like high-fructose corn syrup.
Jul 21, 2016
Can we 'de-bias' someone? A Neuroscientific approach to decreasing bias
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Despite the noble motivation, doesn't 'de-biasing' overlap heavily with brainwashing? In other words, aren't you trying to create a tool that can just as easily be used against people? More is spent on advertising than research, for example. What ethical review have you gone through?
Jul 20, 2016
Can we 'de-bias' someone? A Neuroscientific approach to decreasing bias
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