A psychology professor reports that incompetant people can't recognize incompetance. I suppose it makes perfect sense.
"Not only do they reach erroneous conclusions and make unfortunate choices, but their incompetence robs them of the ability to realize it."
(Note: It's a NYT article--the first link may require you to register. If you prefer not to, use the second link, which will generate a random login for you. Just follow the instructions. It's a super-neat idea.)
Posted 2002-08-29 by Peter
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