Tag Archives: Dunning-Kruger Effect

A great crib sheet to “No collusion! No collusion!”

Bless the New York Times. Just at the moment when a lot of us are having a new type of emotional disturbance over our Horror — no government, no president, awful things being done — because we are getting desperate … Continue reading

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“The backfire effect”: another reason people still support Trump

I learn so much from reading the New York Times’ readers’ comments. Yesterday, in response to the usual thousands of plaintive, furious comments along the lines of “How does anyone still support this monstrosity?”, Mary, from Connecticut, wrote this: It’s … Continue reading

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Howard Schultz: Avatar of the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Last Sunday I visited my sister and brother-in-law in New Jersey. Rob (my bro-in-law) asked me if I’d been following all things Trump. “It’s just about all I do,” I told him. What else is life right now? Later, while … Continue reading

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