The studies of students and couples perceived contributions is fascinating, as the sum inevitability exceeds 100 percent. Very interesting for those interested in team dynamics.
Exposing the reasons we fail to understand the minds of others
“You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.” —David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest You and I are members of one of the most social species on the planet. No human being succeeds in life alone. Getting along and getting ahead requires coordinating with others, either in cooperation as friends, spouses, teammates, and coworkers, or in competition as adversaries, opponents, or rivals. Arguably our brain’s greatest skill is its ability to think about the minds of others to understand them better. Our daily lives are guided by inferences about what others think, believe, feel, and want. This is your sixth sense at work.
Read the rest of Nicholas Epley article at Nautilus