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3 types of mistakes

According to this recent article in Scientific American, the three types are 1) the Dunning-Kruger type, in which the protagonist vastly overestimates his skill or knowledge, 2) impulsive mistakes, and 3) mistakes of inattention.  I've never made any of those, have you?

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karlht
Feb. 24th, 2016 10:40 pm (UTC)
Hippo birdies two ewe.
Happy birthday, a bit belated, my friend. Congratulations on another trip around the sun.

May the coming year bring you love, peace, wisdom, and happiness, in the proportions you prefer.
liveonearth
Feb. 24th, 2016 11:13 pm (UTC)
Re: Hippo birdies two ewe.
Ha. Thanks KHT. I like getting to pick my proportions. =-]
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