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Andy Tanji from Honolulu alerted us to this: The most competent individuals tend to underestimate their relative ability, but most people increasingly overestimate their ability, and everyone thinks they are above average. As you can see from the graph, self-estimates decrease with decreasing knowledge, but the gap between performance and self-assessment increases as you decrease in performance.