Sunday, December 27, 2009

Jonah Lehrer: The Dirty Secret of Science

In the first issue 2010 of Wired (magazine), Jonah Lehrer (person), author of Frontal Cortex (blog) and The Decisive Moment/How We Decide (book) contributed Accept Defeat: The Neuroscience of Screwing Up (article).

"Experiments rarely tell us what we expect. That's the dirty secret of science."
"The problem with science ... isn’t that most experiments fail — it’s that most failures are ignored."
"Belief, in other words, is a kind of blindness."

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