There are several useful tools that allow you to recognize your own personal biases. The Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures implicit attitudes and beliefs that people are either unwilling or unable to report. Implicit attitudes are positive and negative evaluations that occur outside of our conscious awareness. The Implicit Association Test was developed by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, Harvard University and the University of Virginia.
The following site provides an array of tests designed to measure implicit attitudes and beliefs in a variety of areas, including race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability and gender and science. We recommend that members of key committees go to the following website, take one or more of these tests, and reflect on their implications when evaluating candidates and colleagues. Each test takes about 5 minutes. The tests are completely free.
A recent meta-analysis of 122 research report revealed that implicit bias IAT scores better predict behavior than explicit self-reports1