The superiority illusion: where everyone is above average

Apr 01 2013 Published by under Behavioral Neuro

We'd all like to believe that we're above average, but statistically, that just can't be true. But why do we persist in believing it? How does our brain come up with the idea that we must be more above average than the other guy? I'm at SciAm today to talk over a new study that thinks they have the answers. Head over and check it out!

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