Lay people see cynics as more competent, research suggests. But cynics are *less* competent than others, further research suggests. So there you have it: The Cynical Genius Illusion. Ht
The Cynical Genius Illusion: Exploring and Debunking Lay Beliefs About Cynicism and Competence Peopel think cynics are more competent, but they typically aren't by 's O. Stavrova & D. Ehlebracht #SocSciResearch