TITLE

Love's Little Blind Spots

AUTHOR(S)
Jarvis, Tim
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
O, The Oprah Magazine;Apr2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p178
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses some of the reasons why spouses are sometimes oblivious to their partners' emotional condition. One excuse has to do with a brain glitch called attentional blink. Richard Davidson, professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, says it occurs in certain circumstances when, for a split second, partners literally become unconscious of what might be happening right in front of them. He adds that this is true when people are in a heated interchange.
ACCESSION #
31593276

 

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