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Being kind to our minds

Being kind to our minds

Our cognitive resources are one of the most valuable individual and collective assets we possess.

Cognitive kindness is extending a generosity of spirit toward others' minds and one's own mind. It starts from valuing our individual and collective cognitive abilities - to reason, to understand, to imagine, create, dream, enact.

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The illusion of transparency

Being kind to the mind depends on understanding how our minds work.

For example, studies show that people often overestimate how transparent they appear to others. In one study, participants induced to lie overestimated the extent to which others could tell they were lying.

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How to overcome the illusion of transparency

  • Broadcast your intentions. Even if we think our intentions are apparent to others, they may not be.
  • Broadcast or even exaggerate your interest. If you are attending a presentation that you're very interested in, exaggerate your interest by leaning forward, nodding your head, and making eye contact.
  • Find other ways you can overcome the illusion of transparency with the goal of making another's thinking easier.

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