An expert on brain science, Horacio Sanchez shares how the brain produces bias, how that bias subconsciously affects how we interact with others, and what we can do to fight against negative bias in our schools and lives. By understanding and appreciating the diverse perspectives and experiences of others, educators can cultivate a more inclusive and empathetic learning environment.
Introduction | Negative Bias | Confirmation Bias | Impact Bias | Non-Verbal World | Pre-Intentional: Face | Pre-Intentional: Hands | Pre-Intentional: Posture | Pre-Intentional: Voice Tone | Disproportionate Patterns | Personal Bias | School Environment | Societal Bias | Sociopolitical Bias | The “Look at Me” Rule | The Admiration Rule | Conclusion
Horacio Sanchez is the President and CEO of Resiliency Inc., an agency leader in helping schools improve school climate, instruction and discipline. Horacio is recognized as one of the nation’s prominent experts on promoting student resiliency and applying brain science to improve school outcomes. He is a highly sought-after speaker and has keynoted many national conferences. Horacio has been a teacher, administrator, clinician, mental health director and consultant to the Department of Education in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and other states. He is the author of the best-selling book, The Education Revolution published by Corwin Press, which applies brain science to improve instruction, behaviors and school climate.