Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 1 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 18

Answer

Intellectual honesty is one such benefit; scientists would rather admit to not knowing an answer than to uncritically accept an answer (even if psychologically comforting). Having an open and exploring mind is another benefit.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 12-14.
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