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The curse of knowledge

It is a cognitive bias that causes people to fail to account for the fact that others don’t know the same things that they do.

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The Curse of Knowledge

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Since we spend the majority of the time experiencing things from our own perspective, we struggle to imagine the perspective of others.

The curse of knowledge is a cognitive...

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You need to be conscious of the fact that people have different levels of knowledge than you.

  • Ask for feedback from the people you are communicating with, in order to confirm that they u...

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Use various debiasing techniques in order to help you account for the influence of the curse of knowledge.

  • Visualize the perspective of the people that you are communicating with or use ...

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The curse of knowledge is about the difficulty in communication that people have when they know something that others don’t, and not just about the difficulty experts have.

This bias can play...

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Having an understanding of how the curse of knowledge affects people’s thinking can help you anticipate their behavior more accurately.

If you are aware that someone else is more knowledgeabl...

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