Research Finds Our Brain Shows Us Things the Way We Want to See Them

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Ever had the feeling that your mind favors the actions of people who you like and disapproves of those of people you don’t even if they all are doing the same thing? Well, now science sheds new light on why we act that way!

A simple but powerful experiment

University of Plymouth’s School of Psychology conducted a study with 85 participants that were asked to watch a series of videos. The videos were very simple to comprehend, simply showing a hand reaching for an object placed at a certain distance.

The videos, however, featured some differences in the form of an obstruction placed between the object and the hand. As such, they provided two potential sequences of motion:

The sequence where

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