CRITICIZING OTHERS AS DUMB OR STUPID?

Think you are smart?  Think again.  Think you are dumb?  Think again. David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University researched people’s ideas about how smart or stupid they were. Their results were named for them. This is what they found: The Dunning-Kruger effect (also known as Mount Stupid or Smug Snake) occurs when people fail to correctly assess …

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HUMAN NATURE?

Think you are smart?  Think again.  Think you are dumb?  Think again.   One problems of the human species is the  tendency to believe things on fairly flimsy evidence.  Moreover, we are usually most delusional when thinking about smart of talented we are.  Watch the auditions for American Idle or America’s Got Talent to see the Dunning-Kruger …

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