Hidden Brain: Mind Reading 2.0: How others see you

What are “social illusions” and how do they distort our understandings of how others see us? While the dynamics described in this podcast are universal, they are often amplified for trauma survivors.

“It’s not easy to know how we come across to others, especially when we’re meeting people for the first time. Psychologist Erica Boothby says many of us underestimate how much other people actually like us. In the second installment of our Mind Reading 2.0 series, we look at how certain social illusions give us a distorted picture of ourselves.”

Listen or view the transcript here: Mind Reading 2.0: How others see you