Your Brilliant Mind - Module 2

Deletion, Distortion and Generalisation

Discover how the brain deletes, distorts and generalises information gained from the outside world and creates your own, highly subjective, version of reality – your ‘map of the world’.

Test your understanding

What is the function of your senses?

What do the filters DO?

What does ‘generalisation’ mean?

What are the two levels of transformation of information coming to our brains from the outside world?

Find the relevance for you

What things have you stopped noticing in your everyday life?

Could there be some value in giving attention to them sometimes?