“In science knowing a lot of stuff doesn’t make you a scientist … knowing a lot of stuff is what helps you get to: Ignorance”

He goes on to say that science is about knowing where in a dark room to look for a black cat.

Worth watching to get an idea of what research should, and is doing.

Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance

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.”

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