Why Experts Get Things Wrong

An interesting article from the Atlantic that I thought I’d pass on.  Experts get things wrong, which is no surprise, but the interesting bit is that they tend to get things more wrong when they focus on methods of decision rather than the final decision itself.  Also says experts tend to improperly compare incomparable situations.  This has obvious implications for social scientists.

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About Jake Wobig

I teach international relations and comparative politics at Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina
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