“In the choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.” John K. Galbraith, Economist (1908 – 2006).
Friday, 6 January 2017
Have people had enough of experts?
The public is more likely to ignore experts if science is too easy. Reading popular science articles causes non-scientists to overrate their expertise, concludes a research study at the University of Münster.