Searching for Explanations: How the Internet Inflates Estimates of Internal Knowledge

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How often are you sitting at the dinner table, having a conversation about a unique and thought provoking topic, when someone sitting at the table (possibly you) pulls out his or her phone to do some on-the-fly research? Researchers Matthew Fisher, Mariel K. Goddu, and Frank C. Keil of Yale University explore how having the data of the internet always present at our fingertips inflates what we believe that we know. CLICK HERE to read more about this project and view the full article, which was funded through the Intellectual Humility Project and the Thrive Center for Human Development with a grant made possible by the John Templeton Foundation.

ARTICLE LINK: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/internet-knowledge.aspx