Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack — PsyBlog

Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack — PsyBlog.

“This mind hack is simple: you imagine yourself way off in the future, or living in a different country or as a different person. The aim is to have that feeling of detachment, of stepping outside yourself, by whatever means you can.

This puts you into an abstract or psychologically distant frame of mind that has all kinds of effects on your perceptions of the world. Here are ten of my favourite examples: “

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One thought on “Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack — PsyBlog”

  1. I think the concept of psychological distance is an interesting one and an ‘outside’ or external perspective can be useful providing we do not distance ourselves from our values. Enjoyed your post
    Angela

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