27 Jan '17, 11am

Mere-exposure effect: The time has come again. It’s that time of the year when families gather for reunion dinners,…

It’s that time of the year when families gather for reunion dinners, when extended families from far-flung corners of Singapore meet in one central place for the annual “oh-how-have-you-been – when-are-you-getting-married – have-you-gained-some-weight – conversations”. Those events usually never pass without the obligatory gather-everyone-in-one-shot photo taking opportunity (I am speaking from experience here). Once you do spot yourself in the resulting photo, however, your enthusiasm (if any in the first place) plummets. “Eeeiih, why do I look so strange / ugly / thin / bloated / grumpy / cheery?” Take comfort in the fact that you are not alone in experiencing that disappointment. Most of us do. Blame it on the mere-exposure effect (mind you, that has nothing to do with exposing yourself to the lens of a camera or a phone or both – which you should never do – or at least …

Full article: http://thefinance.sg/2017/01/27/mere-exposure-effect/

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