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What We See vs. What We Know

The Fundamental Attribution Error references a tendency we have as humans to attribute another person’s action to their personality, often labeling them in the process, and our own actions are attributed to our external situation or circumstances.  For example, we see someone cut in line way up ahead of us to get to the front...

Assumptions Can Kill Connection

Let’s face it: We make assumptions about almost everything, including ourselves.  How many times have we said, “I got this!” and the result didn’t match our assumption? We tell people what we think is happening in the world, based on what we have seen or heard on the news or social media. We give...

What We Believe, We Perceive

Question: What if the things you wanted most in life were sitting right in front of you and you just couldn’t see them? Do you think that’s possible? Not only is it possible, it happens all the time.  - From the book, Perception: Seeing Is Not Believing As children, we are surrounded by influences and...