“Illusory Superiority”

Ever wonder why do some people think they’re know-it-alls? This behavior is called illusory superiority… sometimes referred to as above average effect or smart-aleck syndrome. It happens when a positive illusion, controls one’s overestimation of abilities and underestimation of negative qualities in relation to others.  Illusory superiority brings with it a massive and often destructive … Continue reading “Illusory Superiority”