Friday, July 12, 2019
Have you ever believed that a connection or pattern exists only to learn you imagined it? This is apophenia – the tendency to mistakenly see patterns, connections and meaning between unrelated things. Awareness of apophenia will help you make better decisions by considering different perspectives and questioning the assumptions and biases that you hold. So, the next time you make a connection ask yourself, is there real evidence that a connection exists or are you simply seeing the “man in the moon?”
Have a great weekend!