Posts Tagged ‘tedaudition’

Why We Hate Seeing Photos of Ourselves

If you’re human then you’ve probably looked at a portrait of yourself at some point and been dissatisfied for one specific reason or another. Most of the time, though, it just comes down to an unexplainable “I don’t like it” or “I never look good in pictures” or, in extreme cases, a sound effect similar to gagging. But according to this short TED audition, the problem isn’t with your expression or your looks, it’s in your head. Read more…