mere-exposure effect: doing something many times makes us believe we have become good at it – completely independent of our actual performance (Bornstein 1989). We unfortunately tend to confuse familiarity with skill.

How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking (for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers) – Sönke Ahrens
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