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7 Best Bias Books

Discover a wide range of books on bias, exploring different perspectives and shedding light on societal prejudices. Expand your knowledge today!



by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling

4.6 (20066 reviews)

What is Factfulness about?

"Factfulness" challenges common misconceptions about the state of the world by presenting ten reasons why our understanding is often flawed. Drawing on extensive data and personal experiences, the authors argue that despite prevailing negativity, global progress has been significant. They provide a refreshing perspective on topics such as poverty, education, and health, urging readers to adopt a fact-based worldview and embrace a more optimistic outlook on the future.

Who should read Factfulness

  • Students and educators seeking a fresh perspective on global issues.

  • Individuals interested in challenging their preconceived notions about the world.

  • Policy makers and leaders looking for evidence-based insights on progress.


The End of Bias

by Jessica Nordell

4.6 (169 reviews)

What is The End of Bias about?

"The End of Bias: A Beginning" explores the intricate world of unconscious bias, shedding light on the science behind it and offering practical strategies to overcome it. Written by Jessica Nordell, this insightful book delves into the ways bias affects our daily lives, from decision-making to relationships, and provides a roadmap for fostering inclusivity and equality. With a blend of research, personal anecdotes, and actionable advice, Nordell invites readers to embark on a transformative journey towards a more unbiased society.

Who should read The End of Bias

  • Professionals seeking to understand and address unconscious bias in the workplace.

  • Educators and trainers interested in promoting diversity and inclusion.

  • Individuals looking to challenge their own biases and foster change.



by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

4.5 (2451 reviews)

What is Blindspot about?

"Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People" delves into the unconscious biases that exist within all individuals, regardless of their intentions or beliefs. Written by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald, this thought-provoking book explores the science behind implicit biases, shedding light on how they shape our perceptions, decisions, and actions. Through compelling research and real-life examples, the authors challenge readers to confront their own blindspots and strive for a more inclusive and equitable society.

Who should read Blindspot

  • Individuals interested in understanding and challenging their unconscious biases.

  • Psychologists and researchers studying implicit biases and human behavior.

  • Professionals seeking to create inclusive environments and reduce discrimination.


You Are Not So Smart

by David McRaney

4.5 (1859 reviews)

What is You Are Not So Smart about?

In this eye-opening book, the author delves into the fascinating world of human psychology to expose the numerous ways in which we deceive ourselves. From the illusion of knowledge to the power of confirmation bias, McRaney explores why we believe false information, make irrational decisions, and maintain an inflated sense of self. With wit and insight, he challenges our assumptions, revealing the quirks and biases that shape our thinking and behavior in the age of social media and beyond.

Who should read You Are Not So Smart

  • Anyone interested in understanding the illusions and biases of human cognition.

  • Social media users seeking insights into their online behavior.

  • Individuals curious about the fallibility of their own memories.


Invisible Women

by Caroline Criado Perez

What is Invisible Women about?

This book sheds light on the hidden gender bias that exists in our society due to the lack of gender-disaggregated data. Caroline Criado Perez explores how this data gap affects women's lives in various aspects, from healthcare and employment to transportation and urban planning. Through compelling examples and thorough research, she exposes the consequences of this bias and calls for a more inclusive and equitable approach to data collection and decision-making.

Who should read Invisible Women

  • Policy makers and researchers seeking to address gender data gaps.

  • Women and men interested in understanding gender inequalities in society.

  • Professionals in fields like technology and urban planning seeking to create more inclusive designs.



by Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., Olivier Sibony, PhD, Cass R. Sunstein

What is Noise about?

In this thought-provoking book, three renowned authors delve into the fascinating world of human judgment and decision-making. Exploring the concept of noise, they reveal how seemingly identical decisions can vary widely due to random factors, biases, and inconsistencies. Drawing on extensive research and real-life examples, the authors challenge our assumptions about rationality and offer practical insights to reduce noise and improve decision-making in various fields, from medicine to law. A compelling read that sheds light on the flaws in our judgment and the potential for improvement.

Who should read Noise

  • Individuals interested in understanding the impact of noise on decision-making.

  • Psychologists and researchers studying cognitive biases and judgment errors.

  • Professionals seeking to improve their decision-making processes and outcomes.


Good for a Girl

by Lauren Fleshman

What is Good for a Girl about?

In this empowering memoir, Lauren Fleshman shares her journey as a female athlete in a male-dominated world. From her early days as a runner to becoming a professional athlete, Fleshman candidly explores the challenges she faced, the victories she achieved, and the lessons she learned along the way. With honesty and determination, she inspires readers to break barriers, challenge stereotypes, and pursue their dreams, proving that being "good for a girl" is simply being exceptional.

Who should read Good for a Girl

  • Female athletes seeking inspiration and empowerment in a male-dominated field.

  • Men interested in gaining insight into the challenges faced by women in sports.

  • Anyone looking for a compelling memoir about breaking barriers and pursuing dreams.