Answer: not really
A new Rutgers University study found that both members of the general public with no use experience and those who have used Bitcoin hold misconceptions about how the digital currency works and tend to overestimate its capabilities. Researchers interviewed 20 subjects total, 10 of whom had not used the currency and 10 of whom had.
Researchers discovered that:
Researchers also found that Bitcoin is a nearly ideal currency platform when compared to what people want. When asked what they wanted from a payment platform, the study subjects tended to describe the feature set already present in Bitcoin-type currencies.