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Puzzle box (Thorndike)

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Speaking of the equality of the sexes

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Source: David Meyer.

Low performers in maths by gender, USA, UK, Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Figure 1: % of students achieving a proficiency level below 2 in maths by gender, USA, UK, New Zealand, Japan, Canada and Australia, 2012

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Source: OECD StatExtract.

Low performers in science by gender, USA, UK, Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Figure 1: % of students achieving a proficiency level below 2 in science by gender, USA, UK, New Zealand, Japan, Canada and Australia, 2012

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Source: OECD StatExtract.

Unskilled but Unaware of It

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The grammar test is the easiest explanation of the Dunning-Kruger effect. The only way to know you have bad grammar is to have good ground but as you don’t have good grammar you think you have good grammar because you don’t know you have bad grammar because you have no way of self-assessing your bad grammar because you don’t have good grammar.

via Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments