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favoring one person or side over another

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When minority workers were scheduled to work shifts with biased managers, workers' performance suffered in a variety of ways: they were more likely to be absent, they spent less time in the store (generally because they were less likely to stay after their shift ended), and they performed their work at a slower rate.
Are media outlets really biased against Republican candidates?
Arey, a pharmaceutical researcher, brings together other scientists and researchers from industry and universities in the US and Belgium, who examine biased receptor signaling in physiology, pharmacology, and therapeutics.
Therefore, one way of determining whether a news outlet is biased or not is to examine the amount of fairness and balance in its coverage.
In this scenario, a contradictory response occurred because the associative system produced subtly biased behaviors that were inconsistent with the rule based system that tells counselors not to discriminate on the basis of religion.
Spot quickly that a forecast is biased--it is little use establishing that it was biased after the period concerned has ended.
Layer biasing utilizes the principle that escape routes on a horizontally biased layer will be horizontal and escapes on a vertically biased layer will be vertical--as shown in FIGURE 2.
I OFTEN tell people that when it comes to football: "I am not biased.
Mueller makes the unsubstantiated claims that a "plethora of surveys" show that the press has a liberal bias, that the Bush campaigns of 2000 and 2004 were handicapped by this bias, and despite evidence refuting the bias claim, it makes no matter since the "audience thinks that the press is biased.
Though written by a person of faith especially to help other Christians sort through news media, Engaging News Media is emphatically not biased toward the hardcore conservative Christian perspective--nor is it biased toward a hardcore liberal perspective.
Since the major tool is speed of reaction, and since my eyes are not too good now, the results were very curious and probably totally unreliable: Though a lifelong, unprejudiced heterosexual, the test has me biased in favor of gays; as a lifelong champion of color blindness regarding race, I am indicated as being biased against blacks.
They should, instead, seek a balance between letting athletes become aware of their intrinsic movement tendencies, and use strategies that encourage them to avoid being biased without having to actively think about it.
Goozner characterizes this statement as implying that the scientists were only biased, whereas in his view the scientists really "were covered by the conflict of interest standard" because they "currently or previously worked for DuPont.
Commissioners Wayne Rew and Hal Helsley are under attack by attorney John Murdock, who alleged they are biased in favor of allowing the expansion in a five-page letter obtained by the Daily News.
Hamilton 1m 65y (inside) 14+ runners Low 29 (1) Middle 51 (3) High 70 (11) The sprint course at Hamilton used to be one of the most biased in the country, but shortly after a discussion with the clerk of the course (Is our sprint track one of the most biased in the country?