Saturday, 3 February 2018

We view ourselves and those we care about through ‘rose-tinted glasses’, study says

We view ourselves and those we care about through ‘rose-tinted glasses’, study says

New research from City, University of London, University of Oxford and Yale University has shown that we see our own lives, and also those we care about, through ‘rose-tinted glasses’. The study, which is the first to show that such an ‘optimism bias’ extends beyond the self, found that people readily changed their beliefs about a person they like when receiving good news but barely changed their opinions about them after receiving bad news.

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