On that feeling of being a fraud

That little voice that says you're incompetent has a name — impostor phenomenon. Sandeep Ravindran interviews experts who study it and science writers who feel it: "The impostor phenomenon seems to be common in science journalism. Many of the journalists I talked to for this article had either experienced it or heard of colleagues experiencing it. A session on impostor syndrome at the 2013 ScienceOnline conference generated much discussion among journalists on Twitter."

Nov. 17, 2016

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