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The spotlight effect

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, professor of psychology | June 5, 2012

Playing sports in middle age against college students can be humbling. The other day, I was playing basketball against a taller, quicker, and well, younger guy. He accelerated to the basket, and trying to stay in front of him, I lost my footing and unceremoniously fell on my butt. I bounced a couple of times … Continue reading »