Can we trust our own eyes? Motivated perception, explained.
How desire can literally warp our view of the world.
How desire literally warps our view of the world
It's still white and gold.
Reminder: we don't see things as they are. We see them as we are. "Seeing is believing. If I hadn't believed it, I wouldn't have seen it." -Ashleigh Brilliant #MondayThoughts
Quotes to wrestle with: “We have this naive realism that the way we see the world is the way that it really is. Naive realism is a blind spot in all of us. It’s the feeling that our perception of the world reflects the truth."
for this thoughtful, in depth coverage of our work on motivated seeing, spearheaded by
. Great to see neuroscience covered with *both* clarity and accuracy!
Lyin' eyes: neuroscience supporting our findings of motivated perception. You do see what you want to see. (A quibble: I do think we handled the "are they lying" issue quite well in the original work).