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The Confidence Gap


Your Personality and Career Sculpt Each Other

Some people seem destined for their careers just by virtue of their personality traits and ambitions. But could the opposite also be true? Could our jobs actually affect our personalities? ... More>


You’re Not Always as Capable as You Think

Studies show that our self-perceptions are often out of proportion — that our views about our own talents and skills often fly well above our actual performance. ... More>


Observer Article

The Remarkable Human Self

Roy Baumeister explains why our sense of self is so much more than a drive to survive and so worthy of scientific inquiry. ... More>


The Dark Side of Power Posing: Cape or Kryptonite?