The Attenborough Awe Effect

Awe’s most transformative effects may concern the way we view ourselves. When we feel wonder at something truly incredible and grand, we perceive ourselves as smaller and less significant in relation to the rest of the world, says Shiota. One consequence of this is greater altruism. When I am less focused on myself, on my own goals and needs and the thoughts in my head, I have more bandwidth to notice you and what you may be experiencing. >>>

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