Dunning–Kruger effect

February 13, 2015

Unskilled individuals suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly assessing their ability much higher than is accurate. Conversely, highly skilled individuals tend to underestimate their competence …

Dunning–Kruger effect – miscalibration of the incompetent stems from an error about the self, whereas the miscalibration of the highly competent stems from an error about others.

It is all about miscalibration – one way or the other!

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