Final AX

In The New York Times column by David Brooks entitled "The Problem with Confidence" (May 12, 2013), what does Brooks say is his first instinct to think about when reading about female under-confidence? Do you think most informed Americans would agree with Brooks that "people are phenomenally terrible at estimating their own self-worth"? Provide examples from any of your reading, your conversations with other Americans or your experience to support your evaluation of the author's assertion.

"Journalists Kay and Shipman Urge Women to Close the Confidence Gap" by JoAnn Weiner (April 22, 2014) Washington Post

"The Female Confidence Gap is a Sham" by Jessica Valenti [The Guardian April 23, 2014]

"The Dunning-Kruger Effect" at Wikipedia

Finals should be e-mailed to me by Thursday May 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM PST