In an explainer video video, he explained a concept called the Dunning-Kruger effect, where unintelligent people think they are very clever, saying:
When McArthur Wheeler learned that lemon juice was used as invisible ink, he rubbed it on his face and confidently proceeded to rob two banks. When the police found him he was shocked.
The case inspired experiments by professors David Dunning and Justin Kruger. They found that the least proficient students dramatically overestimated their own ability. Dunning found that the incompetent are often blessed with an inappropriate confidence.
He also pointed out that something called salience bias could also be affecting how Trump shapes policy.
To put it simply, it meant that he focussed his policy on the most shocking and negative news stories – which would explain his focus on immigration.
5) When he busted some of the biggest myths that right wingers use to oppose universal healthcare.
He discredited myths which claimed healthcare for all was more expensive or less efficient. He also came with the facts that showed medicare for all in America would be more affordable in the long term.
But he didn’t stop there, and came with data that showed doctors were more likely to perform unnecessary procedures when a healthcare system was for profit – and that this was harmful to patients.
Alongside these gems, he told us that healthcare lobbies contributed far more to political campaigns than oil and gas companies.