April 5, 2012
How Science Can Learn from Sports
Scicurious, Neurotic Physiology
Lately I've been thinking a lot about imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where people can't seem to feel that they are good at something, that they deserve to have their job or that promotion or what have you. It may sound really minor at first, but imposter syndrome can be insidious, pernicious, and prevent you from trying to get ahead and promoted, and even make you think you should leave your job.
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