Ask Me Anything!

You're invited to an AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Ignorance! Professor Michael Smithson (ANU) on June 23, 2015!

  • 1PM ET: We'll link to the AMA from this page once it's posted on and promote it via social channels
  • 6PM - 9PM ET: Michael will answer questions. Be sure to log in, ask your questions, and upvote others' questions to help guide the conversation.

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New to AMAs? AMA means ‘Ask Me Anything’ – the interviewee begins the process by starting a post, describing who they are and what they do. Then, commenters leave questions and can vote on other questions according to which they would like to see answered. The interviewee then goes through and responds to any questions that he/she would like, and in any way that he/she prefers.

About Michael Smithson: Michael Smithson is a Professor in the Research School of Psychology at The Australian National University in Canberra, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is the author of 6 books on topics that include ignorance, statistical methods, and applications of fuzzy set theory; and he is co-editor of two books. His other publications include more than 140 refereed journal articles and book chapters. His primary research interests are the psychology and sociology of ignorance, judgment and decision making under ignorance and uncertainty, statistical methods for the social sciences, and applications of fuzzy set theory to the social sciences.

Ignorance! begins June 23 – enroll now!