Stupid People Are Surprisingly Confident (video)

Stupid People Are Surprisingly Confident (video)

If you’re like most people, you can admit you’re quite good at some things — and not so good at others. But as our host Ben Bowlin explains in the BrainStuff video above, some people are confident in their abilities, even when that confidence is way, way off the mark. It’s known as illusory superiority, a cognitive bias in which people rate their own abilities as above average.