Unknown Unknowns and the Future of Scientific Discovery
56 minutes 38 seconds
Biology | Entomology | Forest Biology | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
Dr. Terry McGlynn, professor of biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, discusses the concept of unknown unknowns (things we don't realize that we don't know) as it relates to scientific research. He demonstrates this concept by explaining his own work studying ants in tropical rain forests.
McGlynn, Terry, "Unknown Unknowns and the Future of Scientific Discovery" (2016). iFOCUS Science Colloquium Lecture Series. Video File. Submission 11.