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Selection bias
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...bias Cigarette smoking and dementia: potential selection bias in the elderly In the study, the researchers seek to develop a relationship between cigarette smoking and dementia. In doing this, they select both smokers and nonsmokers in the relative ration of 0.38 to 1.42 in six studies. The research portrays effects selection bias as they contend that censoring by death is a major cause of the bias since reverses the relative rate of the subjects in the research as their age increases. Age is therefore an essential variable in the research as the researchers strive to develop a pattern in the prevalence of dementia in cigarette smokers and their ages. The lack of a control experiment... Selection bias...
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Unconscious Bias
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...Bias The essay aims to proffer a summary of the article published in the McKinsey Quarterly, entitled “The case for behavioral strategy” through writing a two- page paper on applying any of the respective biases to the video "A Class Divided" or to one’s respective workplace. Unconscious Bias The article entitled “The case for behavioral strategy” written by Lovallo and Sibony (2010) and published in the McKinsey Quarterly on March 2010 focuses on the role of subconscious cognitive biases, defined as “systematic tendencies to deviate from rational calculations” (Lovallo and Sibony, 2010, par. 2), as creating significant impact on the quality of strategic decision making in organizations... ? Unconscious...
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Jury Bias
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...Bias Task: Jury Bias In order for a case to receive fairness and justice, it is fundamental for a jury to be formed by the legal process. Therefore, this essay is going to discuss a step by step criminal jury trial in order to understand the law treats its cases (Burnett, 2003). There are various steps in a criminal jury trial. First, it begins with the selection of a jury. In this case, the defense determines the whether the case fits either a jury or judge. However, under some jurisdictions, both the defense and the prosecution may demand the right for a jury trial. On that aspect, juries always comprise of 12 people especially in felony cases. However,...
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Detecting Bias
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...Bias Assignment Some people argue that bias destroys the passage written and denies the other side of the picture completely. However, this is not true for all writers and contexts. Bias helps us in building our views and opinions about certain issue or individual. A biased statement does not necessarily stops us from thinking ahead but provides people with a chance to accept or refute that point of view. Biased statements help us in thinking, analyzing and examining certain claims which may or may not be true in our opinion. This paper aims to analyze the article written by Catherine Porter and titled as “Lessons of the Montreal Massacre: Why women must fight... to be what they want” for...
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Cognitive Bias
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...Bias Contents Contents 2 Bias 3 Cognitive bias 3 Impact of cognitive bias on research 3 Impact of cognitive bias on respondents 3 Impact of cognitive bias on researchers 4 Reducing Cognitive Bias 4 References 5 Bibliography 6 Bias Bias can be defined as a proclivity of mindset outlook to the present. It my clutch a partial viewpoint on the expense of various alternate options with reference to other people, objects or groups. Biasness is one sided in general and lacks neutral view point. Bias may be present in many forms. It is often treated as the synonyms to bigotry or prejudice. (Kothari, 2007, p. 131) Cognitive bias When am interviewer asks a question to the respondent, the later... ? Cognitive Bias...
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Media Bias
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...Bias Media bias is not an uncommon occurrence in our today’s media coverage. Media bias refers to when news producers or journalists air biased news or when the news, events and stories that are covered or reported in mass media are biased. The term media bias shows that this form of bias is not solely an individual’s fault but a widespread injustice against the standards of journalism (Fahri). Media have tremendous power in setting cultural guidelines and in shaping political discourse. It is essential that news media, along with other institutions, are challenged to be fair and accurate. The first step in challenging biased news coverage is documenting bias. Here are some questions to ask...
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Author's bias
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...bias Introduction From the definition of bias as a framework (perspective) from which the writes orthe direction in which the author is spinning the article. It can be understood that no author writes without bias. There is no such thing as fair and balanced reporting. That is an illusion. The story by Ken Sayers, “Early hominids ate just about everything” can be viewed as biased to his interest. Three premises can therefore be identified in this article as follows: First is the foraging behavior of animals that are living. He argues that organisms engage almost all the time in what makes them stay alive which he lists as feeding, reproducing and escaping their likely predators (Sayers... & aposs bias...
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Eliminating Bias
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...Bias in Management Bias in management occurs when the manager makes decisions likely to suggest that there is some influence leaning for the favor of his orientation. The apparent leaning could be in form of prejudice or in form of predilection. Prejudice in this context may be given the meaning of unpleasant opinion against a certain group of junior workers, deliberately or without knowledge which is evident by the course of business interactions. On the other hand, predilection can be said to be some mental preference or else mental partiality towards a certain group of junior workers. Both of these aspects of management bias send some signs of favorable predisposition... Explanation and Causes of Bias ...
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Cognitive Bias
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...bias 6 4.0Confirmation bias 8 5.0Bandwagon effect 9 6.0Loss aversion 11 7.0 Selective Perception 12 Conclusion 15 References 17 Introduction Every day decisions are made that are of different magnitude and importance. Making the wrong decisions can be demoralizing for both the decision maker and the business. Wrong decisions can be a result of inadequate information but also the mind of the decision maker can be shaped by receiving various information (Serfas 65). However, even if the information is accurate, it can result in bad decisions as a result of certain propensities that are already present... Table of Contents Table of Contents Introduction 2 0Anchoring 2 2.0Framing effect 4 3.0Egocentric...
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Detecting bias
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...Bias or the predisposition to address an issue or react to events in a certain way is part of being human. Right-leaning or left-leaning, shallow or deeply rooted in one’s principles, bias has plagued news precisely because it distorts the two main assumptions of reporting current information: accuracy and balance. One of the latest examples of bias in the field of broadcasting is from a Times article written by David Charter with the heading ‘Radovan Karadzic appears before Hague court- to mock judges’ in where bias for the prosecution and against the defendant is obvious and, to some extent, overwhelming. The title...
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Home Bias Puzzle
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...BIAS PUZZLE Introduction According to Kho, Stulz and Warnock (2009, p. 597), the propensity for investing in domestic equities as opposed to international investment is what is referred to as home bias. Regardless of the advantages of diversification of investments into international markets, investors prefer to invest locally and as a result, there is a home bias puzzle. The benefits of diversification into foreign markets are explained by the standard portfolio theory of the finance and investment economics. This theory provides evidence of the apparent economic gains associated with investing in foreign equities. The systematic risk of foreign investment is lower. This is due to the fact... ? HOME...
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Personal bias paper
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...Bias Paper Family life education is a significant element in the contemporary world. This is because it addresses crucial aspects that are necessary in people’s lives. These elements include socio-economic status, gender, and physical ability among other aspects. Family life education enables both the instructors and their students to avoid unnecessary conflicts that relate to gender and race. Education on family life also enables people to appreciate the diversity that they need to embrace. For example, it makes people realize that different genders have their own significance in life. They also acknowledge that the phenomenon of socio-economic status is real. Apart... develop a consistent...
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Social Desirability Bias
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...Bias Contents Contents 2 Bias 3 Social desirability bias 3 Impact of bias on research 3 Some Measures to Reduce SDB 4 SBBM 4 MBBM 5 References 5 Bibliography 7 Bias Bias can be defined as a proclivity of mindset outlook to the present. It may clutch a partial viewpoint on the expense of various alternate options with reference to other people, objects or groups. Biasness is one sided in general and lacks neutral view point. Bias may be present in many forms. It is often treated as the synonyms to bigotry or prejudice (Kothari, 2007, p. 131). Social desirability bias Social desirability bias can be defined as the propensity of the respondents to answer to questions... in such a fashion that is...
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Bias and Heuristics
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...Bias and heuristics may seem as immaterial and significant but they may have great effects on the decisions or choices a person makes. The decision-maker may not be aware of it, but certain biases or heuristics may already be influencing the way he looks at the situation at hand. There are cases when the biases of a person may severely alter the manner by which he comes about a decision. More importantly, biases or heuristics in decision-making may lead to the wrong or inappropriate decisions in particular situations. There are various ways by which biases or heuristics may influence decisions. In the scenario presented, the supervisor clearly demonstrates...
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Bias in Media
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...bias material If there is one in media coverage that contains so much bias in its gathering of information and reporting is the war of America in the Middle East, particularly in Afghanistan. It is pictured in the media that Afghans were terrorists and that America is only fighting to preserve peace and to defend itself. Such, the media painted the Afghan fighters and Mujaheedens as terrorists or pyromaniacs who loves war and chaos. The media also pictured them as ignorant, suicidal, uncouth who do not know diplomacy but only war. This reporting is extremely biased because it only reports the American side of the story. What the media did not report or do not like... in media that contains bias...
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DETECTING MEDIA BIAS
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...Bias Part A For this particular assignment, I chose to concentrate on the local Bay Area news as covered by KTVU. It appears that two unidentified persons committed suicide at a local San Jose strip mall and police were called to the scene. This particular news item was the result of real time reporting and is a perfect example of the way the media can prove to report the news, without really giving any real information in the story. This particular story was written by in such an obvious rush by the beat reporter that there were certain grammatical errors and a tremendous amount of missing information about the dead people. There was even a story about a toddler who was...
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Evaluating Bias in Research
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...Bias in Research Evaluating Bias in Research A research is one of the important areas in the field of sociology. Research helps in identifying various things as well as giving answers to a number of issues. However, before doing any research, there are several issues to consider. The initial step is good in determining the direction a research will take. This is known as the first step of research. In this step, it entails identifying the research problem. The identification of the problems takes place through the development of a question that will require some answers. A good question will help in getting all the details related to the issue at hand. There are various assumptions... Evaluating Bias in ...
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Management accounting-Bias Budgets
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...bias which is cause by manager`s manipulation or distortion on the proposed budget. There are various reasons as to why mangers manipulate budget. Firstly, if the rewards and motivation through performance evaluation help to achieve the budget results, the managers may end up manipulating the budget to include more of rewards in order they can hit the target more easily like league table and bonuses... s s Most companies’ top officials are the one responsible of approving the budget prepared by their juniors. The approved budget then becomes the guide on the use of company in the following financial year. In most cases, the approval process takes a longer time than preparing and this is because the...
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Bias in Journalism & News
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...Bias in Journalism & News: Introduction: Journalism serves as an important part of every society. Journalist community and the media itself is the reflection and representation of any society. They play the role of bridge between the masses and the rulers and communicate the message of people through a platform of media and journalism by large. Journalists serve to inform the people about various matters (Streisel,5). Whenever the content of reporting is tilted towards a side and does not fulfill the requirements of professional journalistic rules and regulation, it is termed as biased and compromised information and news. The news can be in form of press reporting, media...
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Gender Bias In Coaching
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...BIAS IN COACHING A. Person’s concept of “lack of opportunity, lack of administrative positions and lack of coverage in women’s sports” A gender bias that I have been aware of and have experienced is gender typing or generalization. To apply it to logic, it is, of course, a fallacy, but in sports it has become a fact and an accepted truth. As they say, once a lie is repeated many times over, it becomes a truth, no matter how false that truth is. It will side with the truth and may be called truth, but it will always remain a lie. According to Person (2010), gender typing is ‘attributing a person’s qualities, characteristics, attributes, or behaviour because of gender... ’. And there are...
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Evaluating Bias in Research
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...Bias in Research Research of any manner must have particular criteria to guide its conduction. Academic and scientific researches have standard procedures or steps to observe when planning to, and conducting. Just like in standard researches, the first step in conducting students’ research is to identify and develop topic. Topic can be in the form of a question that the researcher intends to investigate. It is the topic that guides and shapes the entire flow of a research. Students can use key words in the research questions to search for the sources of information. Where a topic has many sources and several articles discussing nit, then it can only be appropriate to reduce the sources... Evaluating Bias ...
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Media Bias in War
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...Bias in War It is tough to remain unbiased in times of war. War – which is a prolonged conflict between countries and groups of people -- brings death, destruction and hardship affecting all segments of societies engaged in it and beyond. Death, destruction and hardship whip up passion among people on both sides of the war, and passion blurs objectivity and hardly leaves any room for neutrality, particularly in peoples, groups and countries that are directly engaged in battle. Even in those societies that are not directly involved in war, people do find reasons to sympathize with one side or the other that clouds their neutrality. The media – which include print and electronic... English 102 Media Bias...
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Social Desirability Bias
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...Bias Social desirability bias and how it affects research. Social desirability bias is a tendency to give socially, approved responses to personal questions. Participants influenced by this bias try so hard to create a favorable impression especially when asked about sensitive issues (Weinstein, 2012). This tendency to bias by the respondent interferes with research carried out since it does not show the honest response. Before carrying out a study to find out the amount of time that a diverse group of part-time post graduate masters students give to charity, one needs to understand how and why social desirability bias might affect the study. In this paper, I will be looking... ? Social Desirability Bias ...
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Gender Bias in Education
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...Bias in Education Introduction The best way to reduce poverty and provide sustainable development among developing nations of the world is by the making huge investments in the development of Human Resources. Though the world has acclaimed the above fact yet the conditions for the development of women as regards to education and employment is still a debating issue of the current age. Thus, actions taken to eliminate poverty in a region or country can prove to be a success only of it aims at bridging the escalating gender gap as regards to right to resources and human rights. The world mist aim at promoting both economic and political freedom to the people at large irrespective of the gender...
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Detecting media bias
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...Bias Selected Articles “My Gun Control”, by Ted Nugnet, published in The Washington Times on 13 May 2011. 2) “New Calls for Assault-Gun Ban”, by Alex Roth, Paulo Prada and Corey Dade, published in The Wall Street Journal on 13 March 2009. Answers 1) The article published in The Washington Times evinces a conservative bias in the sense that it adheres to the traditional conservative stand of correlating the right to possess arms with the right to self defense and a lower crime rate. This article also affiliates to the conservative organizations like The National Rifle Association. In contrast the article... of the of the Concerned History and Political Science 16 July Gun Control- Detecting Media Bias...
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Gender Bias and Sexism
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...Bias and Sexism Whenever there is a preference for, or a prejudice against, one sex over the other, the resulting of affairs is referred to as ‘gender bias’. Gender bias is reflected in unequal treatment generally, and more specifically in employment opportunities, as for example, in inequality of pay, promotion prospects, benefits, and privileges due to attitudes based on gender alone. Examples may be found in recent litigation in most countries of the West under Equal Opportunities or Human Rights law. Sexism is the continuing belief in traditional stereotypical gender roles often expressed as discrimination against the female sex in a patriarchal society. Gender bias and sexism impacts... ?Gender Bias ...
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Small company bias
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...bias where the researcher might have used data from small firms that survived the informational imbalances (Edgar 34). Since its inception about four decades ago, EMH has occupied a large space in economic literature. The researches on the EMH suggest that stock markets are generally efficient through illustrations on the evidences in favor of weak, semi-strong, and strong form of EMH (Jonathan, Jandik, and Mandelker, 16). Recent studies have tended to contradict... The Small firm Effect and its relationship with EMH The efficient market hypothesis (EMH) also known as the Random walktheory (RWT) propose that the prevailing market prices of company stocks reflect the available market information about ...
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Own-race bias
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...bias links individuals’ in- or out-group categorization of others to individuals’ facial memories of these others by explaining that people remember faces they categorize as in-group better than faces they categorize as out-group. While this model provides a clear interpretation of human perception of others based on clearly defined racial categories, when ambiguity of race begins to blur these categories, further explanations are needed. How do individuals cognitively... ? The effect of an in-group voice accompanying a racially ambiguous facial photograph on Black and White s’ facial recognition Institution Introduction With the recent increase in the multicultural population of the United States...
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Gender Bias in Mathematics Achievement
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...Bias in Mathematics Achievement Introduction Gender bias in Mathematics achievement is evident across most grades including K-12 grade. Various research studies have however, identified a number of themes that are distinct and dominant, which are significant in addressing and accounting for such variations by gender. The first theme underpins the relative attainment of both girls and boys in a number of Mathematical assessments under a given set of conditions. The second theme is in essence fundamental, in accounting for the gender bias in Mathematics achievement, and it relates to the attitudes towards Mathematics that appear to differ according to gender (Becker 220). In a study conducted... Gender...
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Racial Bias in the Media
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...Bias in the Media There is always bias in the media. Media, especially mass media, has a very difficult job. They are expected to cover (ina completely unbiased, yet respectful fashion) all major events that occur around the globe, while also managing to be interesting, insightful, and overall, entertaining. At no time will bias ever be absent from media, simply because of the vastly different beliefs held by each different group, and by each different culture. No one story will make everyone happy and most likely will offend someone. Media can not help this, and indeed, should not try to make everyone happy in every story that is told. Some bias is expected. It can not be argued... that...
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Gender bias in mathematic achievement
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...Bias in Mathematics Achievement Introduction Gender bias in Mathematics achievement is evident across most grades including K-12 grade. Various research studies have however, identified a number of themes that are distinct and dominant, which are significant in addressing and accounting for such variations by gender. The first theme underpins the relative attainment of both girls and boys in a number of Mathematical assessments under a given set of conditions. The second theme is in essence fundamental, in accounting for the gender bias in Mathematics achievement, and it relates to the attitudes towards Mathematics that appear to differ according to gender (Becker 220). In a study conducted...
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3-1 Anti-market Bias
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...bias From the video clip, the role of economists is challenged. For instance, the clip is of the assumption that most people are prone to market bias that leads them to make wrong decisions. The assertion is supported by pointing out that what is wrong with making poor people rich and sick people well (Caplan). The argument is presented in regards to the kidney market in the United States. While kidney selling is illegal, there is a significant shortage in the United States. As economists are against the legalization of the kidney trade, their reason is based on morality. However, if a person is willing to donate a kidney they should be allowed since the compensation would help... then...
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Sex Education: Bias and Truth
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...Bias and Truth There are few words that excite passions as much as "sex" and these passions often do more to cloak than illuminate public policy issues. This is particularly true in the case of sex education. At first glance, it might appear impossible to determine which type of educational program works best. There are those, for instance, whom argue that abstinence-based programs are most likely to attain public policy goals such as the reduction of teen pregnancy, the prevention of sexually transmitted disease, and the emotional well-being of America's youth. On the other hand, there are many scholars and professional organizations that criticize abstinence-based programs... Sex Education: Bias...
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DETECTING MEDIA BIAS (PART B)
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...Bias Part B · How might you use the strategies for applying creativity to problems and issues in addressing this topic? Why do you think these strategies might be effective? I would use creative problem solving techniques that help lead the readers towards a fresh perspective in the case thus allowing them to come to a conclusion based upon the report that I shall make within the fresh editorial blog. By using such a technique, I will help the readers overcome their tendency for “oversimplified associative thinking” so that they will see the co-relation between the abandoned child and the suicide couple. I will point out information that was overlooked in the first...
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Investment class assignment (behavioral bias)
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...BIAS Introduction As much as possible, estimators and forecasters are expected to go about their duties in a manner that would guarantee and assure accuracy. This is because the more accurate forecasts are, the more professional and competent these estimators and forecasters are presumed to be (Loughran, 2004, p. 24). Unfortunately though, it has not been always that forecasts have been inconsistencies between actual outcomes and overall results. When such consistent differences occur, we say there has been forecast bias (Dechow, Kothari and Watts 1998, p. 53). Indeed, studies on forecast bias have been so interesting that researchers are constantly trying to come to terms with what may... ?BEHAVIORAL...
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Stop & Frisk: A Racial Bias
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...Bias? al Affiliation Stop & Frisk: A Racial Bias? The of perceived building of suspicions around certain ethnic and racial groups has been a sensitive matter for a long time. It is a societal concern and deserve attention. Some label it as racial or ethnic profiling. This refers to the discriminatory practise by the police and other law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of engaging in criminal activities. They do this based on that person’s race, ethnicity or even religion or national origin (Mears, 2014). An example is the use of race to determine which drivers to stop on the road for minor traffic offenses (jokingly known as driving while black... Stop & Frisk: A Racial Bias? ...
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Fat Bias: Looking at the Bigger Picture
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...BIAS: LOOKING AT THE BIGGER PICTURE Fat Bias: Looking at the Bigger Picture Insert Insert Grade Insert September 1, 2011 Fat Bias: Looking at the Bigger Picture Introduction According to Concepcion (p2), “Overweight can be defined as a body mass index, a weight to height ratio, equal to, or greater than 25.” Weight bias can be described as a form of discrimination towards the overweight individuals. In addition, overweight is related to lack of self-discipline in eating behavior, hence the society tends to think that they deserve the cruelty associated with people’s reactions towards them. Stigmatization is an even heavier burden to carry compared to their weight. Concepcion (p1... ?Running head: FAT...
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Gender Bias in Korea and Japan
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...Bias in Korea and Japan Koreans and Japanese are considered to have similar beliefs in almost all aspects of life, from culture and tradition to organization within their society. Gender inequality has been a persistent problem in both the nations since their establishment. The social problem has been catalyzed by their almost similar beliefs in culture and traditions, which supports male chauvinism and dominance. The traditional woman in the Korean society is considered one that takes care of her family at home. The husband is the head of the house and is expected to fend for the family. These views are similar to those in the traditional Japan culture. To analyze the gender bias in the two...
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Potential Bias in Qualitative Research Rationale
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...bias when applying qualitative research to the given scenario. In psychology, qualitative methods of research are employed in exploring the psychological states of individuals. It is not possible to study the psychological states of people using quantitative... with considerable bias. This bias is likely to originate from the researcher. Therefore, it is considered that a researcher should remain neutral in the whole research process. The role of the researcher is to explore new knowledge, thus should not manipulate the answers. Sometimes, the personal experiences and values of researchers influence the research process; however, there are ways through which...
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The Analysis of Bias in the Media
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...Bias in the Media Word Count: 3,369 0 Introduction Potter (as cited in R. Lerner, J. Lerner, &Benson, 2011, p. 261) stressed that the news is not an accurate reflection of actual events or reality. The news presented in the media is a story about events instead of events per se. These stories are created by journalists who are highly influenced by various constraints outside their control. In addition, journalists are also influenced by some other factors, which determine what stories get presented in the news. The information presented in the media influences public opinion and views in numerous ways. It possesses the ability to influence the individual's attitudes... ? MEDIA PSYCHOLOGY The Analysis of...
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Education, Perception, and Gender Bias in Accounting
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...Bias in Accounting The American Accounting Association (AAA) defines accounting as the process of measuring, identifying, and communicating economic events that occur in an area. This process is undertaken to allow informed decision making, and judgement from the would-be users of the accounting information gathered. There are many parties that are interested in accounting information. These include banks among other financial institutions, the government, employees of organizations, and most importantly, the general public. Financial advisors also benefit tremendously from this information. The use of accounting in everyday life is paramount. Therefore, its use... Education, Perception, and Gender Bias ...
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Rethinking The Federal Bias Toward Home-Ownership
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...Bias Toward Home-Ownership Edward L. Gleaser The article “Re-thinking the Federal Bias Toward Home-Ownership” is written by Edward L. Gleaser. The article raises some fundamental points associated with home-ownership and rental housing in the United States. America has enjoyed home-ownership for decades now . It has failed to recognize the consequences of its programs and policies. The author of the article points out that America’s policy structure is flawed for the fact that it has drastic consequences- Borrowing in the country is subsidized which led to the great housing bubble. People tend to over-leverage themselves in because of this subsidized borrowing... Article Rethinking the Federal Bias...
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Ethics in Counseling: Confidentiality and Bias
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...Bias A Reflective Paper Introduction Ethical norms are flexible and changeable, and this paper argues that counseling is presently at a very critical phase in the growth of ethical standards, particularly in relation to confidentiality and bias. The main objective of ethics in counseling is to promote the notion that a counselor will do his/her best to advance the interests of and protect the patient. The patient has the right to embark on a counseling activity with definite expectations about the values and qualification of the counselor. The field of counseling is moving toward some critical judgments about the future status... ?Running Head: Psychology Ethics in Counseling: Confidentiality and Bias A...
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Evaluate a given assessment instrument for bias
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...Bias" or "Not Biased" where indicated. If biased, describe in a sentence or two how the item is biased. Provide specific suggestions for revising the item to eliminate bias. 1. Mr.. Alvarez is a salesman for a furniture store. Last week, Mr.. Alvarez's sales receipts totaled $25,436. This week, Mr.. Alvarez's sales receipts totaled $32,199. How much more did Mr.. Alvarez's sales receipts total this week than last week A. $ 3,363 B. $ 6,763 C. $13,363 D. $16,763 Item Status: Contains Bias Comments and revision(s) (if necessary): The wording of the item, "How much more" could lead the examinee to choose C or D, the higher numbers... The Assessment Instrument For each item status, enter "Contains...
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Education, Perceptio, and Gender Bias in Accounting
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...Bias in Accounting The American Accounting Association (AAA) defines accounting asthe process of measuring, identifying, and communicating economic events that occur in an area. This process is undertaken to allow informed decision making, and judgement from the would-be users of the accounting information gathered. There are many parties that are interested in accounting information. These include banks among other financial institutions, the government, employees of organizations, and most importantly, the general public. Financial advisors also benefit tremendously from this information. The use of accounting in everyday life is paramount. Therefore, its use... Education, Perception, and Gender Bias...
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Media Bias and Propaganda in United States
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...Bias: A Discussion of the Impact Current Media Representation within the United s An undeniable aspect of the current world is with regards to the fact that media proliferation exists upon almost every level of society. Working hand in glove with this level of media proliferation is the fact that individuals from all demographics are continually integrated with news stories as they develop. Moreover, a societal norm is represented by the media and has a profound level of impact with regards to the way in which individuals integrate with understandings of morality, consumerism, and/or appropriate behavior. As such, the power that media has upon the lives of individual around the globe... Section/# Media...
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Two personal experiences of prejudice/bias
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...bias Personal experience of prejudice: Being judged unfairly In my initial experiences of travelling, I was unfortunate to have acquaintances that would disappear when I insisted that I wanted to speak to them in their language. Even though there is a possibility that some of them had genuine reasons for doing this, some them that wanted to use me for their own English lessons. They therefore did not see any use for me if we communicated in their language as they would not be able to practice their English in this situation. In a majority of the countries that do not communicate in English, the locals prefer the company of individuals who are fluent in English... Topic: Personal experiences of...
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Confirmation Bias and Fixation in Effective Problem Solving
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...Bias and Fixation in Effective Problem Solving We face problems everyday. Most of the time we don't even think about the problem solving skills involved in finding the solution; it just comes naturally. However, are the solutions we come up with the most effective solutions for that particular problem I would like to discuss the effects of confirmation bias, fixation in everyday problem solving, and finally the Tower of Hanoi problem and how fixation affects an individual's ability to solve the puzzle. There are several steps to effective problem solving. Most of us don't analyze the steps that we use to come up with a solution, but they are there. In confirmation bias... and...
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Media Bias CNN and FOX News on the Healthcare Debate
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...bias can be of many types. It could be advertising bias which means slanting to please the advertisers, it could be mainstream bias which refers to reporting only those stories which are being reported on other main networks, it could be corporate bias which means selecting particular stories which would please only... ?Client’s Criss English 102 22 July Hundreds of thousands of people watch news channels on a daily basis. These people start believing in what they see on these news channels. The views presented by the presenters are often enough to sway the people. It is an ideal way of controlling the minds of the people; their independent thoughts get swayed when they watch these news channels. Media...
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Leftside bias and Holistic effect in face recognition
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...Bias in psychological tasks such as "face recognition" has been given considerable attention over the past years. Several phenomena in this type of recognition make it more interesting: holistic effect, familiarity effect and left-side bias effect. Yet, researches concerning the effect of the aforementioned phenomena have been incongruous and inadequate. It is questionable whether participants in facial recognition tasks decide based on these facts or due to other influential factors such as the orientation of images upon presentation, either the images... Running Head: EFFECT OF IMAGES' ORIENTATION The Effect of Images' Orientation on Similarity Judgment Task Result 30 April 2009 Abstract Bias ...
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