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The Two Graphs That Made Me Stop Worrying About Impostor Syndrome

July 27, 2018

Without further ado:

Sounds about right

The Human Psyche sucks

Add it all up and you realize that Impostor Syndrome is kind of like a reverse Dunning Kruger effect. Dunning Kruger, by definition, only really affects people below the median.

On the other hand, Impostor Syndrome is a sickness of the competent. If you suffer from it, paradoxically, you don’t really have anything to worry about.


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