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Science  16 Aug 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6454, pp. 648
DOI: 10.1126/science.aay4327

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Examining "why smart people make dumb mistakes," The Intelligence Trap presents an accessible and engaging discussion of the nature of human intelligence. The reason for this paradox, suggests author David Robson, is that people with a high IQ are often unaware of the limits of their understanding and are therefore susceptible to poor judgement.

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