Jean François Bonnefon (Research Director at the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and affiliated to the Toulouse School of Economics), Maxime Derex (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, University of Exeter Cornwall Campus) and a team of American, British and French researchers have published an article "Causal understanding is not necessary for the improvement of culturally evolving technology" in Nature Human Behaviour showing that understanding is not necessary in order to improve a technology.
Bibliography: "Causal understanding is not necessary for the improvement of culturally evolving technology", Maxime Derex, Jean-François Bonnefon, Robert Boyd et Alex Mesoudi. Nature Human Behaviour, April 1st 2019. DOI : 10.1038/s41562-019-0567-9
Photo:© Maxime Derex