How to escape thought inertia

When a negative thought is ingrained enough, our brains stop even noticing counter-evidence. But it doesn’t have to stay that way.

Most of us assume that our brains easily and routinely change their thoughts to accommodate new information and perceptions. Yet decades of studies have shown that brains do they opposite: they shape any incoming information to fit the thoughts we already have.



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