We See What We Want to See

“Attention can be thought of as what you allow your eyes to look at.”

We live in a world where almost everything we see can be seen in multiple ways and as a result, our brains are filling in the details based on whatever preconceived notions we bring to what we look at.

This Nautilus article explains how our brains decide what we see and the impact that can have on our perception of situations.