Homophily Biases: Definition, Example & Overview


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What is a homophily bias?

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1. What category is likely to be recognized by a homophily bias?

2. At what age does homophily bias take root?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of a homophily bias with this worksheet/quiz. Main topics include a definition of a homophily bias and an example of a category recognized by a homophily bias.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these important areas:

  • Age when homophily bias begins in a person
  • One of the benefits of homophily bias at a certain age
  • Effect of the bias that can leave out marginalized people

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a category of homophily bias and one of its benefits
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define homophily bias
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the age when homophily bias becomes part of a person's personality

Additional Learning

For those who want to learn more about human biases, feel free to explore the lesson called Homophily Biases: Definition, Example & Overview. You'll be going over these points:

  • Causes of the bias
  • Examples of different periods of a person's life
  • Self-awareness about homophily bias