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Overconfidence is Hardwired

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Numerous studies have shown that we overrate our intelligence, attractiveness, and skill. We also think we have better morals, health, and leadership abilities than others.  A survey of 1 million high school students showed that 70 percent think they are above-average leaders (only 2 percent rated themselves below average). In another study 94 percent of college professors claimed that their research was above average.

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Written by Rich and Co.

May 30, 2011 at 8:53 pm

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