It is the standard skeptical narrative that people are biased in numerous ways. The ‘default mode’ of human behavior is to drift along with the currents of our…
La Life’s insight:
The study is behind a paywall: can’t check sources and data. Don’t know what they really mean by "dogmatism" and "extremism".
The definitions of terms, attitudes and "irrational" facts in this study are almost certainly wrong. I would like to check whether my suspicion that the authors of the study use trite, meaningless and/or unfalsifiable definitions of terms. but I can’t without paying 35 bucks.
from A quoi sert la connaissance ? What is knowledge for? | Scoop.it http://www.scoop.it/t/a-quoi-sert-la-connaissance-what-is-knowledge-for/p/4009582250/2013/10/20/neurologica-blog-extreme-dogmatism