Why do people underestimate themselves?

Have you ever noticed how really smart, really creative people often totally underestimate themselves? “There are plenty of good musicians out there… the world doesn’t need me.” “I would love to ______, but I don’t have the time, the energy or the money.” "If only I were like _____, I could be successful someday." They …

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Caffeine Causes widespread “Brain Entropy”

Hello Readers! It's just common sense: the most orderly minds are the most brilliant ones. How else could a scientist memorize a complete taxonomy of the various types of quarks or planetary bodies? Their brains must be highly organized machines, with every piece of data carefully filed away and every method perfected exactly. Right? Wrong. …