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Are you sure about what you know?

“If you’re incompetent, you can’t know you’re incompetent … The skills you need to produce a right answer are exactly the skills you need to recognize what a right answer is.”

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Some useful terms

I have recently been looking at a handful of words and phrases which are useful in describing pseudoscience and woo and fake information. All of them could easily be applied to the crackpot supporters of Daniel Cassidy. 457 more words

Daniel Cassidy

Competence leads to confidence, but not vice versa.

The self-help and business section of any good bookshop will offer a wealth of advice as to how you can improve your confidence, the narrative will suggest that confidence will lead to success not only in your career but in life. 626 more words

Exam Techniques

Knowing when one is about to make a mistake

One of the sure ways to know when I’m about to make mistakes is when I suddenly feel super-clever and feel like I can do anything. 81 more words


The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Everyone is talking about it, aren’t they? The term first coined in 1999 seems to have gained massive popularity in the fag end of 2017. I blame this… 525 more words

HR In The News

Socrates and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Socrates asked, “How is not this the most reprehensible ignorance, to think that one knows what one does not know?”

There are two parts to the Dunning-Kruger effect.  435 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data