Peter Van Leeuwen

132 days ago

You’re not as smart as you think you are

economist.com

The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone. By Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach. Riverhead; 296 pages; $28. Macmillan; £18.99. DO YOU know how a toilet works? What about a bicycle, or a zipper? Most people can provide half answers at best.