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The Spotlight Effect

The Spotlight Effect

Have you ever felt like everyone is paying attention to you, even when they're not? This phenomenon, known as the spotlight effect, describes our tendency to overestimate how much others notice and care about our appearance, behavior, or actions. In reality, people are often more focused on themselves than on us.

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Simply being exposed to something repeatedly can increase our liking or preference for it. Whether it's a song, a person, or a brand, familiarity breeds fondness, as our brains become more comfortable and accustomed to the stimulus over time.

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Despite our tendency to overestimate our abilities and knowledge, research shows that we're often not as skilled or knowledgeable as we think we are. This cognitive bias, known as the overconfidence bias, can lead to poor decision-making and inflated self-assessments, hindering our ability to lea...

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Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.

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The Spotlight Effect

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It refers to our tendency to overestimate how much other people notice about us: we tend to think there is a spotlight on us, highlighting all of our mistakes or flaws, for all the world to see.

The spotlight effect is the resultΒ of egocentrism: we seeΒ our entire existence ...

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