The ‘Spotlight Effect’ Is When You Think People Are Noticing Your Flaws More Than They Really Are
The cognitive bias occurs because of our inherent ego-centrism — we tend to believe that others spend more time focusing on our behavior than they actually do.
Devrupa Rakshit is an Associate Editor at The Swaddle. She is a lawyer by education, a poet by accident, a painter by shaukh, and autistic by birth. You can find her on Instagram @devruparakshit.