Friday, 2 January 2009

Pig-headed scientists

"Scientists, especially when they leave the particular field in which they have specialized, are just as ordinary, pig-headed and unreasonable as anybody else, and their unusually high intelligence only makes their prejudices all the more dangerous..."

Eysenck, H.J. (1957) Sense and nonsense in psychology. Penguin.

1 comment:

Will Hughes said...

A colleague alerted me to the similarity between this point and point number four in the brilliantly written piece here: Reality check

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