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Change Blindness

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 14, 2013 @ 6:00 am In Cognitive Foibles,Video | Comments Disabled

Psychologists who study the fascinating phenomenon of change blindness know that merely looking at something is not the same as actively paying attention to it. As the demonstration in this video shows, people can be blind to significant changes in a visual scene that are obvious to someone who expects that these changes are going to happen

Originally posted at NOVA [1]

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