Graph of the Dunning-Kurger effect on Facebook

Graph of the Dunning-Kurger effect on Facebook

Anyone who has ever worked with people, or read about them on the internet, will know they often make you want to bash your head against the wall. Why is this? The answer is in the Dunning–Kruger effect, an observation first made in 1999.

The graph below shows the original study, but I've added a modern twist to it: the Facebook commentards who infest the internet.

Dunning-Kruger explained on Simple Wikipedia

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Tedious about the author bit

I love music, media, news, travelling, old TV shows, lists, driving, trains, planes. Have a fear of boats. Humour is weak at best.

I present radio, I write, I'll be whoever you want to be. I'm not wearing THAT.


Legally bland

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Any similarities with real-life events or wealthy international firms is probably coincidental. No products endorsed. I'm powered by Monster Munch.


© 2017 Johnathan Randall.