The Expectation Effect: How reprogramming our thinking can change our life experience
While expressly not advocating the power of positive thinking, David Robson’s scientific study shows how our beliefs can become self-fulfilling prophecies
The Expectation Effect: How Your Mindset Can Transform Your Life
By David Robson
In her autobiographical novel Seduction of the Minotaur, Anaïs Nin explores the contrasting perceptions of lead character Lillian and a painter called Jay. When they walk along “the same Seine river” in Paris, Lillian sees it as “silky grey, sinuous and glittering”. Jay, however, draws it as “opaque with fermented mud”, focusing on the discarded wine bottle corks at ...