The Perception Between Shared Knowledge And Personal Knowledge

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The perception between shared knowledge and personal knowledge implements a thought regarding more precisely the opposing views between what ‘we know’ and what ‘I know’. Shared knowledge is a special unique information that is widely accepted on an international level whereas personal knowledge is a unique information based upon shared knowledge and that seems to be mainly driven by opinion. If a scientists hear of an object faster than the speed at which light travels, they will want to test that shared knowledge by conducting experiments in order to shape their initial personal knowledge that nothing can travel faster than light (Admin, 2013). When I attended a summer soccer camp, the players present including myself were taught how to…show more content…
So what I did was take the knowledge shared by the different coaches about the game and I built up on those skills to create a new complete style. Therefore, the primary difference between what ‘we know’ (shared knowledge) and what ‘I know’ (personal knowledge) is the number of people, willing to accept a specific knowledge or piece of information. With the implication that shared knowledge can shape personal knowledge, this essay will focus on how shared knowledge can shape personal knowledge in the areas of the Human Sciences as well as ones of the Arts in a positive way. Conformity which is a behavior in accordance with socially accepted conventions or standards, is the finding of the study of social psychology linked to biology which are areas in which the Human Sciences have experimentally demonstrated that shared knowledge can shape personal knowledge. In order to first understand this relationship between shared knowledge and personal knowledge, one needs to understand how the human memory should not be trusted at a 100% as it is flawed because “juries tend to pay close attention to eyewitness testimony and generally find it a reliable source of information” (Simply Psychology, 2009) says Saul McLeod. Loftus and Palmer conduct a study on eyewitness testimony to prove its unreliability and to prove their hypothesis that the terms used in eyewitness testimony can easily affect
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