“People’s own theories about who they are influence how they behave. One’s self-image can therefore easily become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”
How well do you know yourself? Probably not as well as you think.
Scientific American shares 10 things you don’t know about yourself based on a slew of research into the subject of how people’s self-perception matches up to reality.
The findings include that our motives are often a complete mystery to us, we often think we’re better at something than we are, and that if you think of yourself as flexible you will do better.