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Chalk it up to "dysrationalia," a term Dr. Stanovich has coined for the inability to think and behave rationally despite adequate intelligence, as he details in his recent book,
"dysrationalia" (analogous to "dyslexia"), meaning the inability to think and behave rationally despite having adequate intelligence, to draw attention to a large domain of cognitive life that intelligence tests fail to assess.
The antidote to dysrationalia in ad testing boils down to more extensive testing.
It is useful to get a handle on dysrationalia, Dr. Stanovich says, because we face many difficult problems that require accurate rational responses, from evaluating environmental threats to deciding how to invest retirement savings.
Likewise, a person with dysrationalia is almost as likely to have higher than average intelligence as he or she is to have lower than average intelligence.,
It is possible to test high in IQ yet to suffer from the logical-thought defect known as dysrationalia.
If we can understand what produces dysrationalia, and how to intervene in early life, we may take a big step towards enlightenment 2.0 and rational discourse though not universal agreement. dysrationalia.
Considering All the Possibilities cute logic puzzle up at "Cosmic Variance" making a point about dysrationalia:
Another cause of dysrationalia is the mindware gap, which occurs when people lack the specific knowledge, rules and strategies needed to think rationally.
As it turns out, there's a reason for that: it is possible to test high in IQ yet to suffer from a logical-thought defect known as dysrationalia. In "
deinonychus commented on the word dysrationalia
Dysrationalia is defined as the inability to think and behave rationally despite adequate intelligence. (Wikipedia)
December 31, 2011