/vid/ Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance

by 5xa

What does real scientific work look like? As neuroscientist Stuart Firestein jokes: It looks a lot less like the scientific method and a lot more like “farting around … in the dark.” In this witty talk, Firestein gets to the heart of science as it is really practiced and suggests that we should value what we don’t know — or “high-quality ignorance” — just as much as what we know.

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link http://www.ted.com/talks/stuart_firestein_the_pursuit_of_ignorance.html

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