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Correct or incorrect impressions

This short video shows how we make unconscious decisions and conclusions when we encounter diversity. This first thoughts are often incorrect.
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Hope I’m in the right place.
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It says 11:00 AM, lab. Shouldn’t miss the first lecture.
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Come on, 8:00 AM on a Monday, what are we, farmers?
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Definitely international. Look busy, look busy. >> Okay, I got it, phi beta bro. You don’t wanna talk. >> Probably wants to talk about soccer. Then he would correct me and say futball. And it’s always downhill from there.
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>> [FOREIGN]
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[FOREIGN], and they will probably have trouble understanding my English.
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>> I hope Johnson is in this lab section. >> I hope I’m not the only white guy in this class. >>
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>> Whew, just made it. My name’s Ella, it’s pronounced like it’s spelled, E-L-L-A. >> Well, unless you’re Spanish. >> I’m Sebastian. >> Get out of here, you mean from like, The Little Mermaid? >> Yeah, I guess. >> I’m named after a Disney character, too. >> Well no, I’m not named after- >> It’s Ella, get it, like Cinderella? I just love Disney, don’t you? >> She seems [LAUGH] interesting. >> Under the sea, under the sea. >>
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>> Only black guy, what’s new? >> While we devoting full time to floating under the sea.
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>> Dude, Fernando. >> Hey man, I was hoping you were gonna be in this section. >> Judson. >> Hey, sea bass, he’s my BGR buddy. You know Fernando? >> No, not really. >> We played football in high school together >> Like tackle football? >> What other kinda football is there? Dude’s got a laser for a right arm, all conference QB. >> Wow, really cool. You a Colts fan? >> I believe in blue, baby. >> Nice. >> We should sit next to Sebastian, he got a perfect on his SATs. >> Really? >> Not really, I got ten points short of a perfect score. >> We’re sitting by you.
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>> You like chess? >> What? >> Chess, you like to play? >> Yes, I like to play chess, do you? >> Yes, I do. May I ask a question? >> Ask away. >> Is this the lab for the honors section of Engineering 141? >> I hope it is, or I’m in the wrong place.
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>> Hey, you know anything about this Professor Carol Andrews? >> Well, she’s the professor of this section. >> Funny, but did she say anything about this section? >> She wasn’t there. Don’t tell me Mr. Genius missed Monday’s lecture?
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>> [FOREIGN] >> Who’s this guy?
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>> Now that definitely does not look like a Carol. >> Maybe it’s Carl? >> One day when the boss gets hungry, guess who’s gonna be on the plate, uh-oh.
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>> First thing’s first, yes, my first name is Carol. It’s a family name of Polish descent where Carol is more common as a male name. Now that you know about me, let’s hear a little bit about you. So tell me your first name, where you’re from, and your first impression when you walked into this classroom. Don’t be shy, who wants to go first?
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