Do you believe that social forces like this can exert can influence on people?
Hey.. I can think of a superb way to instil powerful negative expectations in a certain group of people - construct a narrative that has as its underlying premise the theory that women have fewer possibilities than men to shape the future of climbing. Bingo, climb out of that hole women!
In return here's a question for you, first a bit of context. It's widely accepted that negative expectations have the power to influence people. ...Do you believe negative expectations can influence people?
Second example - some of my own implicit bias. In this thread about para-climbing in the IFSC Slab Happy (again! ) asked "Do you think they ever even considered moving the able-bodied comp?". I'm a bit embarrassed to say that this never even occurred to me that they had this as an option. Some of my own implicit bias.
it takes work to try to identify and undo those biases.
Quote from: petejh on April 03, 2019, 08:57:26 amIn return here's a question for you, first a bit of context. It's widely accepted that negative expectations have the power to influence people. ...Do you believe negative expectations can influence people? A couple of examples...
People highlighting the ways in which women may be held back is a way of deconstructing these barriers, rather than unwittingly colluding with them.
she is now the most successful British climber in history.
Good read apart from;Quoteshe is now the most successful British climber in history.competition climber surely?
Not when i last looked. Or climbed the hardest sport routes in the world at the time....
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