Biologists Don't Make Good Medical Doctors

Deeply theoretical fields don’t necessarily translate to highly practical fields. Economists don’t typically do well as investors. Just because biologists know a lot about the inner workings of the human body, doesn’t mean they make great medical doctors.

Highly practical fields focus on effectiveness above all else. For example, you can still make a lot of money as an investor by having a flawed investment philosophy.

Highly theoretical fields focus on accuracy of an explanation. This seems to favor finding subtle niches to make contributions.

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