04 Oct '15, 12pm

Science of Running: Episode 21- We have no idea what we're doing- The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Coaching...

In this episode of the Magness & Marcus show, we delve into the Dunning Kruger effect. You might not know the name of this cognitive bias, but it's something we're all familiar with. It refers to our inability to accurate assess our abilities. Novices tend to overestimate their abilities, while experts tend to do the opposite and underestimate their competence. Or put in layman's terms, it's that friend who is 100% confident that he's right on a subject which he is only vaguely familiar with. It's this inability to accurately assess oneself that is the central theme of the podcast. We begin with how this impacts athletes and their racing. Starting with the phenomenon of "clueless" athletes having break throughs because they don't realize who they are racing or that they 'shouldn't go with X athlete in the race. To the opposite effect where our runner who knows every stat a...

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