Cleese opines to great effect on Dunning and on Kruger

John Cleese, the tallest and angriest of the Monty Pythons, tells here, in this video, of his controlled, venomous glee at learning about the Dunning-Kruger Effect: The Open Culture blog comments about Cleese’s commenting. David Dunning and Justin Kruger — the Dunning and the Kruger of the Dunning-Kruger effect — were awarded the 2000 Ig Nobel Prize for psychology, for […]

The Dunning-Kruger Effect and the vast evo-bio expertariat

The PressTurk web site discusses (in Turkish) how the Ig Nobel Prize-winning Dunning-Kruger Effect helps explain why there are so very, very many people who think they are experts on the subject of evolutionary biology. Here’s part of the discussion, auto-translated into English: Resulting from ignorance Courage Darwin, I have noticed it in the 19th […]

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