The Ultimate Product Management Interview Question

and the Curse of Knowledge bias.

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“Who am I explaining it to and what do they already know?”

What is the Curse of Knowledge Bias?

Listeners guessed only 2.5% of the songs, even though they predicted they’d get 50% right. Why the discrepancy between expectation and reality?

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Ways to correct for the Curse of Knowledge bias

1. Set the right context

2. Be specific

3. Use visual aids

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