How We See Ourselves and How We See Others

@article{Pronin2008HowWS,
  title={How We See Ourselves and How We See Others},
  author={Emily Pronin},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={320},
  pages={1177 - 1180}
}
  • E. Pronin
  • Published 30 May 2008
  • Psychology
  • Science
People see themselves differently from how they see others. They are immersed in their own sensations, emotions, and cognitions at the same time that their experience of others is dominated by what can be observed externally. This basic asymmetry has broad consequences. It leads people to judge themselves and their own behavior differently from how they judge others and those others' behavior. Often, those differences produce disagreement and conflict. Understanding the psychological basis of… 

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