Barriers to understanding evolution
Barriers to understanding evolution
Misunderstandings @ New Scientist
1- Limited (local) exposure to biology.

2- Limited knowledge of organismal diversity.

3- Tendency to draw firm conclusions from a limited sample.

4- Lack of appreciation of geological time and its implications.

5- Limited understanding of molecular biology and ecology.

6- Lack of familiarity with probablity and mutation

7- Little understanding of how biological diversity arises.

8- Tendency to rationalize rather than to create and test hypotheses.

9- Social network isolated from science.