liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

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?
Tags: attention, intelligence, mistakes, self improvement

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