How your brain enables you to be deceived

brainWhen we finally catch on that everything a sociopath told us was a lie, most of us are furious with ourselves for not seeing the deception.

We should cut ourselves some slack. A documentary that aired on the History channel explains why our brains misinterprets what we observe, and/or totally misses what is going on around us.

“We believe first, and ask questions later,” says science writer Jeff Wise in the show.

Your Bleeped Up Brain: Deception, on History.com.

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  1. patom17 says:

    If someone you truly love goes back to their ex wife what happens to your brain? My heart is broken but my brain still wants him back. Why?

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  2. Patom17 – SoaperGirl is correct. We can become addicted to relationships – especially when the person is disordered and intentionally plays with our emotions. We have many articles about this on Lovefraud – type “addiction” or “addicted to a sociopath” into the search box above this article’s headline.

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