Ignorant of ignorance?

@article{Fuller2011IgnorantOI,
  title={Ignorant of ignorance?},
  author={G. Fuller},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={365 - 365}
}
  • G. Fuller
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Practical Neurology
‘Unskilled and unaware of it: how difficulties in recognising one's own incompetence lead to inflated self-assessments’. Not really neurology but still a great paper, summarised by its title, which has important implications in training neurologists and revalidation. In this paper Kruger and Dunning1 took a group of Cornell students and asked … 
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