Stress And Mind-Reading: Why We Make Assumptions About Others’ Behavior

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Anka’s heart races as she enters the boardroom, ready to present her crucial pitch. She’s been up practicing all week, and now it’s crunch time. Time to impress her colleagues and boss! As she starts presenting, however, she spies her boss scrolling through his phone. He seems entirely disinterested, and Anka spins into a panic: […]