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Ted Talk by Paul Draper: How to be a Great Observer
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Paul Draper is a skilled anthropologist, and spends most of his time performing and entertaining audiences as a mentalist and magician.
Why do we want to be great observers?
If we are a great observer, we can see things others can’t, we can be better business people, sales people, better friends, and we can soak in more valuable information.
Why is our perception limited?
Straighten your arm so it is out in front of you, and give yourself a thumbs up. Believe it or not, you can only perfectly see what’s in front of your thumbnail. Everything else besides your thumbnail that you can see is not in your perfect line of vision.
Selective Vision is Our Weakness
We tend to gloss over things that we feel are not important, and develop “selective vision