Traps

Young children avoid a learning trap that often traps adults

Children have a secret power that helps them avoid a “learning trap” that adults can sometimes fall into: children simply can’t focus their attention. A new study has used eye-tracking technology to show that children’s attention wandered over a computer screen as they tried to complete a task – even when adults quickly realized they …

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3 Common Thought Traps and How to Avoid Them, According to a Yale Psychologist: Life Kit

3 Common Thought Traps and How to Avoid Them, According to a Yale Psychologist: Life Kit

Malta Mueller/Getty Images/fStop Malta Mueller/Getty Images/fStop The mind is a delicate thing. It can lead us to believe that we can confidently sing “Bohemian Rhapsody” at karaoke even if we haven’t heard the song in years, or that a bad review on Yelp is reason enough not to go. a 4 star restaurant. These thinking …

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