Impostor syndrome, or a fear that a person's abilities will be exposed as a "deception", can appear regardless of age, gender, or level of intelligence.
Impostor syndrome, feeling as though you are a fraud even though you are capable and qualified for a position, is more common than previously believed. Reaching out to family and friends outside the situation can help to reduce feelings of impostorism.
Researchers report the actions of those with OCD don't take into account things they have learned.
A popular TED Talk argues power poses helps to boost confidence and increases chances of success. A number of new studies challenges the assertions, reporting that power poses may make people feel more powerful, but that is where the effect ends.
Researchers have developed a new technique they believe could help people build confidence and overcome fears.
The brain automatically places more value on the opinions of people who appear to be confident, a new study reports.
Educating parents about their own sleep health could help their children to get enough sleep, a new study reports.
According to researchers, subtle and unconscious increases in arousal can help shape our confidence in visual experiences.