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Old 07-05-2017, 10:37 AM
kunilou kunilou is offline
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I found it. Selective perception.

It is a broad term to identify the behavior all people exhibit to tend to "see things" based on their particular frame of reference.
That particular cite focuses on media messages, but it holds true for all types of stimuli. Once something catches your attention, it becomes the thing you focus on.

See also Blue Car Syndrome.