Tag Archives: Temple Grandin

Reflections: A Touching Story about the Validity of our Worldview

Having a valid worldview could actually save your life.  For example, here’s a view that could be dangerous: Wild grizzly bears are cute and cuddly.   So long as the individual with that view only encounters representations, such as a photograph, … Continue reading

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Reflections: What We Don’t See Is Awaiting Discovery

Perceptual blindness In a classic study, Dr. Simon of the University of Illinois has demonstrated the now accepted phenomenon of inattentional blindness.  The study was named “Gorillas in Our Midst.” Dr. Simon gave volunteer subjects the distracting task of counting … Continue reading

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