how bad don’t i know i am?

I got a big kick out of this article on the nytimes:

http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/science/health/011800hth-behavior-incompetents.html

Kind of makes you stop and think about what you think you’re good at. At least it stopped me.

1 thought on “how bad don’t i know i am?”

  1. funny stuff. shared clandestinely with my credential class while we were supposed to be paying attention in class.

    i’ve got to note, sadly, that i definitely could have told you this stuff just based on observations in class. students who are out-and-out failing most often guess that they have a B.

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