Why we overestimate our competence

2011/03/14

“We’ve all seen it: the employee who’s convinced she’s doing a great job and gets a mediocre performance appraisal, or the student who’s sure he’s aced an exam and winds up with a D.”

in American Psychological Association

See also The Dunning-Kruger Effect — our incompetence masks our ability to recognize our incompetence

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