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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Those Who Think They Are Experts

Science Says Those Who Think They Are Experts Are More Likely to Be Closed-Minded

Olivia Goldhill | November 1, 2015

Those who count themselves as experts might want to re-evaluate their level of self-confidence, as a new study warns that there’s a downside to feeling knowledgeable.
Researchers led by Professor Victor Ottati from Loyola University of Chicago conducted six experiments on 272 participants in a study due to be published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and found that those who perceive themselves as experts tend to exhibit more closed-minded behavior.


<more at; related links: (The Beginner's Mind. October 6, 2011) and (Feeling like you're an expert can make you closed-minded. October 29, 2015)>

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