Learnings Mental Models

Skill Compensation: The Illusion of Competence and Its Impact on Decision-Making

Introduction In the realm of decision-making, our assessment of our own skills and abilities can significantly influence the choices we make. The mental model known as “Skill Compensation” sheds light on how individuals tend to overestimate their abilities in one area to compensate for perceived deficiencies in another. This concept is deeply rooted in human […]