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Oct 5, 2016

An Empirical Investigation on the Reception and Detection of Pseudo-Profound Bullshit – Really, We Did Not Make This Up!

RubbishThe Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada helped to fund a recently published study which reports “. . . four studies in which we ask participants to rate pseudo-profound bullshit and other statements on a profundity scale” in an effort “. . . to establish this as a legitimate measure of bullshit receptivity.”  The study, “On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bullshit”, published in the Journal “Judgment and Decision Making”, vol. 10, … Read more