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Why the Dunning-Kruger Curves You’ve Seen Are Wrong

How a popular psychology hypothesis is being misrepresented online

Photo by Christopher Burns on Unsplash

From the media to the workplace, it’s easy to spot people with an overinflated sense of their own ability. This phenomenon is explained by the Dunning-Kruger effect, a hypothesis that people who are bad at a task or skill have a cognitive bias towards thinking…

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Bret Cameron

Bret Cameron

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Writer and developer based in London. On Medium, I write about JavaScript and web development 💻