June 5, 2023
Hidden Brain: Mind Reading 2.0: Why did you do that?
When we believe we know why someone else made the choices they did, we often get it wrong. While the dynamics discussed in this podcast are universal, they are often amplified for trauma survivors.
“As we go through life, we’re constantly trying to figure out what other people are thinking and feeling. Psychologist Liane Young says this ability to assess other people’s thoughts is an extraordinary feat of cognition. But this mental superpower can sometimes lead us astray. This week, we kick off a new series exploring how we understand — or fail to understand — the minds of other people.”
Listen or view the transcript here: Mind Reading 2.0: Why did you do that?