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did-you-kno: Smart people underestimate themselves; ignorant people think they’re brilliant. It’s a cognitive bias called the Dunning-Kruger effect, where the highly skilled assume that things they find easy are also easy for others, and the unskilled are so incompetent that they can’t recognize their own stupidity. Source

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from BuzzFeed

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'The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why The Incompetent Don’t Know They’re Incompetent'

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from POLITICO Magazine

The Psychological Quirk That Explains Why You Love Donald Trump

from Cross Examined

The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Are the Stupid Too Stupid to Realize They’re Stupid?

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from Salon

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