Faced with daily news of gruesome violence, pandemic losses and mass crimes against humanity around the world, we sometimes zone out, become indifferent and stop caring. Those statistics of injustice or death appear to be just numbers after a point.
This is a cognitive bias called Psychic Numbing or Compassion Fade.
In episode 9 of eShe TV, Manvi Pant discusses this psychological phenomenon in her show ‘Mind Over Matter’.
View the video here:
Follow eShe TV on Facebook or YouTube for more interviews and talks on personal growth and self-development.
A Humble Appeal
Times are tough for everyone right now.
eShe is a space for stories that highlight our shared humanity, and a platform to amplify women’s voices.
Please consider making a monetary contribution to keep us going.
May you always have abundance in your life 🙏
0 comments on “eShe TV: What Causes ‘Psychic Numbing’ and Makes Us Indifferent to Mass Tragedy?”