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Biases Against Facial Characteristics Might Have Chilling Real-World Effects


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- 1337 days ago - arstechnica.com
People having faces judged as less trustworthy given the death penalty more often than people viewed as trustworthy, according to recent research in the journal Psychological Science,alarming pic how systems of legal punishment are vulnerable to biases



   

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Sayenne H (92)
Friday July 24, 2015, 4:13 am
Hmm.. interesting.. I think the dead penalty is a little too much anyway. Thats not giving an opportunity to make up for their mistakes besides sometimes innocent people end up there. I think populism should get out of the legal systems. I think the legal system with a jury think in the US is pure populism. The pretty girl vs. the not fitting to the standard guy? (refuse to say ugly) Guy is guiltier. Black? Extra guilty. Thats not fair judgment. I think I like the Dutch system slightly better then..
 

JinnySITEISSUES L (33)
Saturday July 25, 2015, 2:51 pm
Shows us where we humans are at.......seems like we haven't evolved for the better at all.....stone age still exists. Thanks for sharing.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:16 pm
Horrible.
 

Monika K (13)
Sunday July 26, 2015, 2:33 am
Thanks
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday July 26, 2015, 5:09 am
Noted
 

pam w (139)
Sunday July 26, 2015, 7:33 am
Ancient tribal bonds and urges still dwell in our brains.
 
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