Salience bias

If you’d seen the news of the earthquake, as my mother did, you’d have thought we’d be buried in the rubble of collapsed buildings and the whole city would be on fire. * A walk in the woods is nothing like a nature show. If we see a deer, it’d be off in the distance of dappled light and not falling under the leap of a cougar. * There was a riot in Paris and several people were injured, but we were in a museum looking at damaged statuary and missed all the excitement.