Nearly all of the survivors of a traumatic head injury and their families with whom I have worked have had one complaint: There is nothing written that explains head injury in clear, easy to understand language. Most say the available material is too medical or too difficult to read. The goal of this online book is to better prepare the head injured person and family for the long road ahead.
I actually took these “implicit associations” as an earlier psychology student, and was surprised at the results.Â While I don’t know if I always agreed with the result, the associations are shown to prove that there are biases and prejudices within us all.
Presented by the University of Washington and Yale University, there are different assessments that dont take much time to take (usually five minutes or less) and have different things in them–such as gender, race, names, presidents, etc.Â When you take the assessment, you pick what you feel is related to that name or meaning.
While you (or sometimes myself) may not always find it one hundred percent accurate in your “diagnosis” of your behaviors and feelings towards others (and yourself), it can also give you a good idea of where your weaknesses or areas of improvement could lie.