Episode 024 - Impostor Phenomenon

In this episode, James and I explore the topic of the Impostor Phenomenon. We discuss the genesis of the phenomenon, research in the area and also how individuals can do to mitigate such phenomenon.

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References for the research cited or mentioned in the podcast are below
  • Sakulku, J., & Alexander, J. (2011). The Impostor Phenomenon. International Journal of Behavioural Science, Vol 6, NO 1, 75-97.
  • Clance, P. R. (1985). The Impostor Phenomenon: Overcoming the fear that haunts your success. Georgia: Peachtree Publishers
  • Harvey, J. C., & Katz, C. (1985). If I'm so successful, why do I feel like a fake? New York: Random House.
  • Kolligian, J., Jr., & Sternberg, R. J. (1991). Perceived Fraudulence in young adults: Is there an ‘Imposter Syndrome’? Journal of Personality Assessment, 56(2), 308-326.
  • Sonnak, C., & Towell, T. (2001). The impostor phenomenon in British university students: Relationships between self-esteem, mental health, parental rearing style and socioeconomic status. Personality and Individual Differences, 31(6), 863-874.

Episode 024 - Impostor Phenomenon
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