Robert Kurzban

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When people, especially publicly, correct others' mistakes, a lot of that has to do with signaling to other people. People are trying to signal their expertise, because being able to identify mistakes indicates that you know more about something than the person who committed the error.feedback
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Aug 06 2017 Twitter
Robert Kurzban has most recently been quoted in an article called Policing people’s grammar online is never really about grammar. Robert Kurzban said, “When people, especially publicly, correct others' mistakes, a lot of that has to do with signaling to other people. People are trying to signal their expertise, because being able to identify mistakes indicates that you know more about something than the person who committed the error.”.
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