Wednesday, August 26, 2015
How the Blind "See" Race
"'The visual process of assigning race is instantaneous, and it's an example of automatic thinking -- it happens below the level of awareness,' [Asia] Friedman [,assistant professor at the University of Delaware,] said. 'With blind people, the process is much slower as they piece together information about a person over time. Their thinking is deliberative rather than automatic, and even after they've categorized someone by race, they're often not certain that they're correct.'" That's from a post on Medical News Today. Read more.