The psychologists claim that excessive self-confidence is vitally important. Moreover, it is needed in all spheres of life: at work, in private life, and in sports.
It is better to demonstrate active resistance (for example, in a dispute), even if the opponent is stronger than you, because you never know exactly how strong he really is. James Fowler from the University of California believes that the main secret is to be sure that you are truly stronger or cleverer than in reality.
According to the statistics, people have no problems with doubting their abilities: 94% of American professors noted that their teaching abilities were above average. 70% of high school students also estimated their abilities in a favorable way. And an independent study has shown that men tend to overestimate their attractiveness.
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