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Associations Between Religious Convictions and Intellectual Humility by Liz Mancuso

Associations Between Religious Convictions and Intellectual Humility by Liz Mancuso   Most people hold convictions in life. Convictions, by definition, involve firmly held beliefs that are often associated with behavioral commitments. My recent work has focused on how convictions and associated commitments relate to intellectual humility. Intellectual humility can be defined as a nonthreatening awareness […]

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Trespassing Onto Other Experts’ Turf by Nathan Ballantyne and David Dunning

Trespassing Onto Other Experts’ Turf by Nathan Ballantyne and David Dunning Experts’ knowledge and skills are a valuable resource for individuals and communities. One economist recently estimated that 75% of the capital in the United States lies in the knowledge and intellectual abilities of its people.1 But non-experts can easily fail to make good use […]

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Technological Seduction and Self-Radicalization by Mark Alfano

Technological Seduction and Self-Radicalization by Mark Alfano The 2015 Charleston church mass shooting, which left 9 dead, was planned and executed by Dylann Roof, an unrepentant white supremacist. According to prosecutors, Roof was found not to have adopted his convictions ‘through his personal associations or experiences with white supremacist groups or individuals or others,’ but […]

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