social science

Dunning-Kruger effect.

DUNNING-KRUGER EFFECT EXPLAINED

Introduction: What is the Dunning-Kruger Effect? Ever met a relative who begins spouting off on a topic at length with very little or absolutely no knowledge? And such people generally believe that they are the most informed person in the room? I guess we all have had an encounter with such people. Interestingly the field …

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godwin law

Godwin’s Law Explained

Introduction: What is Godwin’s Law? Godwin’s law, also known as Godwin’s rule of Hitler Analogies, puts forth the notion that “As an online discussion continues, the probability of a reference or comparison to Hitler or Nazis approaches or becomes stronger”. This simply implies that sooner or later, Hitler will come up in every online argument. …

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