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The Mind Makes Us Intentionally Blind

The Mind Makes Us Intentionally Blind

The human brain has evolved to hide from us those things we are not paying attention to. In other words, we often have a cognitive blind spot: We don’t know what we’re missing because our brain can completely ignore things that are not its priority at the moment— even if they are right in front of our eyes.

Cognitive psychologists have called this blind spot various names, including inattentional blindness.

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