Then, even when you physically see it, it doesn't mean the same thing to the two of you.
You never eat mushrooms, and besides, you're on the hike mainly to enjoy your friend's company.
Some people order ideas, information, and experiences in a linear, sequential way, while others organize their thoughts in clusters and random patterns.
Some people think aloud; they verbalize ideas as a way of understanding them.
Some of us best perceive what is real; others clearly see possibilities with their imaginations.
Some people see parts of a whole, separating ideas from their context, while others see the whole, not unlike the difference between seeing the forest or the trees.
" Then you realize the person was thinking about something in a very different way than you were.
The important point is that these differences form patterns for each person and affect their total behavior. Differences in motivation, judgments, values, and emotional responses also characterize individual style.
Others concentrate on understanding concepts and experiences privately in their own minds.
Some people think quickly, spontaneously, and impulsively; others are deliberate and reflective. You may have had the experience of asking someone, "Whatever made you say that?
The complexity and subtlety of human behavior makes any organization of individual differences accurate in one instance but arbitrary in the next.