Judging the Ability of Friends and Foes

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Colleges, School and Institutes

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  • School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom.
  • King's College London


Collaboration leads us to judge our own ability to be more similar to our collaborators and their ability to be more similar to our own, while competition leads us to exaggerate the gap between our abilities. How does this happen and what does it mean?


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-719
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Issue number10
Early online date1 Sep 2016
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016


  • Journal Article