Why You Should Question Your Reality

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Humans are remarkably good at adapting to change. We find ways to live in just about every climate on Earth, and circumstances that seem tough at first can quickly begin to feel normal. Underlying these adaptive skills is a flexibility in how we see and understand the world around us.

Our intuition makes us believe that our eyes are merely a window onto reality. But our brains are actually…