Expert Status and Performance

  title={Expert Status and Performance},
  author={Mark Burgman and Marissa F McBride and Raquel Ashton and Andrew Speirs-Bridge and Louisa Flander and Bonnie C Wintle and Fiona Fidler and Libby Rumpff and Charles Twardy},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Expert judgements are essential when time and resources are stretched or we face novel dilemmas requiring fast solutions. Good advice can save lives and large sums of money. Typically, experts are defined by their qualifications, track record and experience. The social expectation hypothesis argues that more highly regarded and more experienced experts will give better advice. We asked experts to predict how they will perform, and how their peers will perform, on sets of questions. The results… CONTINUE READING
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