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Groups And Herds: Implications For The IPCC

Judith Curry, Climate Etc.

Once again we see convincing arguments for devil’s advocate and contrarian teams in group assessments

The social psychology of groups conducting scientific assessments (e.g. the IPCC) is a topic that in my opinion does not receive sufficient attention.  For background, here are some previous CE posts:

This past week, there have been two  articles on this topic, that provide important insights of relevance to the IPCC assessment process.

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