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We Are Totally Wrong About Ourselves

We Are Totally Wrong About Ourselves

Our self-perception is completely distorted, according to psychological research. We do not know who we are, something known as ‘introspection illusion’. Further complicating matters is the fact that we do not realize this and think about ourselves as somebody who we are not.

Our self-image, it seems, is affected by biases, illusions and processes that remain in the unconscious realm.

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