I'm Calvin Lai, Ph.D., and I'm an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.
Implicit biases outside of conscious awareness create a gap between what people value (e.g., racial equality) and what people do (e.g., racial discrimination). My research seeks to close this gap by finding the most effective approaches for addressing implicit bias .
In much of this work, I take large-scale comparative approaches. This includes a research contest comparing seventeen interventions to reduce implicit racial biases and a meta-analysis on implicit bias change.
NOTE: I will be accepting doctoral students at Washington University for 2018-2019.
Contact me: calvinlai [at] wustl dot edu
What's implicit bias?
What can you do about it? One approach!