If a person (say your boss) thinks you are on the same page but you are not. Basically, they believe that you agree with them but you don't. There is a gap between their ability to recognize a dissonance between your view and theirs. I was so sure there was a term to describe this (having never studied psychology). Is there?

Could this be in the area of gaslighting?

  • $\begingroup$ Gaslighting is very different to genuinely believing you are both on the same page. Can you please provide within your question why you think this could be Gaslighting? $\endgroup$ May 21 at 4:24
  • $\begingroup$ This is likely to be some form of confirmation bias - that is, they believe they are on the same page because it supports their pre-existing beliefs. $\endgroup$
    – Arnon Weinberg
    May 25 at 19:27
  • $\begingroup$ I'll have to agree with you there. Some form of confirmation bias. $\endgroup$
    – ashley
    Jun 4 at 21:18

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