Pract Neurol 11:365 doi:10.1136/practneurol-2011-000117
  • Neurological reflections

Ignorant of ignorance?

  1. Geraint Fuller
  1. Correspondence to Dr Geraint Fuller, Department of Neurology, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 3NN, UK; geraint.fuller{at}
  • Accepted 16 September 2011

‘Unskilled and unaware of it: how difficulties in recognising one's own incompetence lead to inflated self-assessments’. Not really neurology but still a great paper, summarised by its title, which has important implications in training neurologists and revalidation. In this paper Kruger and Dunning1 took a group of Cornell students and asked …

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