2 Queues １ ～するときはいつも Don’t you hate gridlock queues of slow- 渋滞の列 渋滞の列moving traffic?Whenever we are in a traffic jam,～するときはいつもit seems that the other lanes are moving faster.
3 For example, this mother and her family are going away for the holiday weekend, 出掛けるbut her lane seems the slowest.～であるように思われる
4 ひとたび〜すると（〜したとたん） Let’s look at queues on the road and in our minds. First, in a supermarket, which queue will be the fastest?Once you choose, you begin to think thatひとたび〜すると（〜したとたん）the others are moving faster.But is that really so?
5 Your limited point of view means 考え方that you can’t see “the bigger picture” of全体像the crowded shop, but only the queues混雑したon your left and right.
6 With only three queues, the chance that yours is the slowest is 1 in 3, but the３分の１chance of it being the slowest in the store 最も遅くなるというof 20 checkout lines is 1 in 20! 20のレジの
7 As an experiment in Canada, some people 〜の様にwere shown a video that was taken from acar in gridlock.Over 75 percent of them thought that the〜以上はother lanes were moving faster, even when they weren’t. 〜の時でさえも
8 ～だけれども We tend to think that things are worse ～しがちである than they are. Although the other lanes move faster～だけれどもsometimes, at other times the mother’s lane別の時にはis the fastest.
9 when things are going well 物事がうまく行く But we forget thiswhen things are going well 物事がうまく行くand only remember when things are going poorly.不十分に、下手に
10 In gridlock, we need to stay calm by 必要だ 平静を保つfocusing on “the big picture.”～に焦点をあてるRemember, it’s not as bad as it seems.～のように～であるMost of the problem is in our minds!