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8: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

8: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

Have you experienced suddenly seeing the same thing everywhere after learning about it?

The Baader-Meinhof phenomenon is an illusion where your increased awareness makes you think something is appearing more.

  • It's like when you buy a new car and start seeing it everywhere.
  • Or you learn a new word and suddenly hear it multiple times.

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