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Why incompetent people think they're amazing - David Dunning


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How good are you with money? What about reading people’s emotions? How healthy are you, compared to other people you know? Knowing how our skills stack up against others is useful in many ways. But psychological research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we frequently overestimate our own abilities. David Dunning describes the Dunning-Kruger effect.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator David Dunning
  • Director Wednesday Studio
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Animator Russell Etheridge, Allen Laseter, Ezequiel Matteo, Andrew Embury, Wednesday Studio
  • 3D Animator Ian Pinder
  • Producer Wednesday Studio
  • Editor Wednesday Studio
  • Compositor Wednesday Studio
  • Designer Wednesday Studio
  • Art Director Wednesday Studio
  • Storyboard Artist Wednesday Studio
  • Illustrator Wednesday Studio
  • Senior Animator Wednesday Studio
  • Character Designer Wednesday Studio
  • Layout Artist Wednesday Studio
  • Composer Tom Drew
  • Sound Designer Tom Drew
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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