Why Incompetents are So Sure of Themselves

The Dunning-Kruger Effect The discussion of this effect has really hit the mainstream in the last year.  The 2016 election cycle, with all its myriad anomalies brought this malady to the forefront.  Our current president can be argued to be the best (worst) possible example of this syndrome. Simply stated, the Dunning-Kruger effect, first published Read More …

Cognitive Dissonance, Hypocrisy or Both?

October 9, 2016 Alright. That’s enough. The recent revelations regarding leaked tapes of Donald Trump making lewd, insulting comments about women, his daughter and his celebrity status have saturated the news cycle for long enough to create some very ugly reactions. Every other (sometimes more) post this morning has everybody and their dog (except our Read More …