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My problems with politics, part 7: policies and stupidity

In each election, we are supposed to have some idea of what each candidate or party stands for. In practice, voters tend to vote for a… 832 more words


Dunning-Kruger Effect

Definition: “A phenomenon where people with little knowledge or skill think they know more or have more skill than they do. This occurs while simultaneously overlooking and/or underestimating the knowledge and skills of those involved in the task at hand” …

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John Cleese explains the Dunning-Kruger effect

I saw this a while ago, where John Cleese explains the Dunning-Kruger effect, but had lost the URL for it. Thanks to a share on Facebook, I found it again. 82 more words


What is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

Read and participate in science blogs and forums and as sure as Godwin’s Law will be cited, somebody will also bring up Dunning-Kruger. I know I have done it myself with scientifically illiterate. 299 more words