Malcolm Gladwell

October 13, 2013

I am troubled by all of the attention Malcolm Gladwell receives for his writings and talks. He oversimplifies and overextends often questionable findings. Today, I gathered some links to reviews and commentaries that express the same concerns:

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/10/malcolm_gladwell_critique_david_and_goliath_misrepresents_the_science.html
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/10/malcolm_gladwell_s_david_and_goliath_he_explains_why_christopher_chabris.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/15/books/review/Pinker-t.html?pagewanted=all
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304713704579093090254007968.html
and a spoof:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/06/david-goliath-malcolm-gladwell-digested-read
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