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Acceptance Of Profound-Sounding ”Bullsh*t” Linked To Lower Intelligence

As Marcello Truzzi, a renowned skeptic and professor of sociology in the United States, once said: “An extraordinary claim requires extraordinary proof.” This notion unfortunately doesn’t stop people the world over from believing things that are demonstrably untrue, and a new study published in the journal of Judgment and Decision Making shows that those who are more receptive to what the authors term as “bullshit” tend to be both less reflective and less intelligent than their peers.

Robin Andrews, Iflscience.com

Läs mer: http://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/acceptance-profound-sounding-bs-linked-lower-intelligence

Studien:

http://journal.sjdm.org/15/15923a/jdm15923a.pdf

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