Have you ever wondered why other people don’t see things the same way you do? Isn’t it baffling that you don’t necessarily share the same viewpoints or beliefs even when you come from the same family? You absorb and filter information through your own experiences, which affects your viewpoints.

Perceptions of Reality

“Why can’t they just see it my way? The right way?” But what makes you think you’re right—and they’re wrong—to begin with? The scientific explanation comes from cognitive psychology; it’s a mental process known as information processing.

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