Bias as a Barrier

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Overview

Biases are a natural part of how our brains operate. In fact, they’re essential. It’s only when we allow them to negatively impact others, that they become a problem. This simulation explores where biases come from, how they affect us, and demonstrates some useful strategies and techniques for identifying and challenging times when we might be thinking or acting from a based point of view.

This module is part of our Let’s Talk About Race series.

Learning objectives

Through this scenario, you will:

  • Witness how your own thinking is shaped by unconscious bias
  • Explore your own experiences of discrimination
  • Critically examine bias in popular media
  • Identify and challenge your own bias

This simulation has been co-developed in collaboration with George Brown College.

    Creator
    Bodyswaps
    Length
    15-20 mins
    Area
    Diversity and inclusion
    Format
    VR, PC, Mobile
    Languages
    English, French
    Available now
    Meta Quest 2, Pico Neo 3
    Coming soon
    Meta Quest, HTC Focus +, HTC Focus 3
    Desktop version
    Desktop app and WebGL
    Mobile version
    Yes
    Modes
    Single user
    Includes metrics
    Yes
    Additional peripherals required
    No

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    Bodyswaps is an award-winning immersive learning platform designed to deliver lasting behavioural change. Bodyswaps VR solutions create a safe space where learners can practise soft skills, with AI-enabled analytical feedback to accelerate personal development. Since 2019, London-based Bodyswaps has helped a wide range of organisations deliver measurable value by building more empathic workplaces and fostering greater inclusivity.

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