inattentional blindness

 

just one of many ways in which our prior beliefs, interests and expectations shape the way we perceive the world and cause us to overlook the obvious

a psi proponent reported a meta-analysis of [a class of telepathy experiments] with an average effect size that significantly differed from zero with odds of more than a trillion to one while another meta-analysis … concluded that the average effect size was consistent with zero.

 

 

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