The Anosognosic’s Dilemma: Something’s Wrong but You’ll Never Know What It Is (Part 1) – NYTimes.com

Posted: April 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

Unknown unknown solutions haunt the mediocre without their knowledge. The average detective does not realize the clues he or she neglects.  The mediocre doctor is not aware of the diagnostic possibilities or treatments never considered.  The run-of-the-mill lawyer fails to recognize the winning legal argument that is out there.  People fail to reach their potential as professionals, lovers, parents and people simply because they are not aware of the possible.  This is one of the reasons I often urge my student advisees to find out who the smart professors are, and to get themselves in front of those professors so they can see what smart looks like.

via The Anosognosic’s Dilemma: Something’s Wrong but You’ll Never Know What It Is (Part 1) – NYTimes.com.

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