It’s counter-intuative and perplexing, but the truth is, the less human beings know about a particular subject, the more they THINK they know about it. This has become known as The Dunning-Kruger Effectific. A new article in the Pacific Standard by David Dunning himself attempts to explain this phenomenon of confident idiots. Jeff and Anthony can relate, and try to come to terms with their own aversion to not knowing.
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Today’s story was suggested by Vrbatim: http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/confident-idiots-92793/Download MP3