Are You Paying Attention?

So you think you have an eye for details?

Watch this video and keep up with how many passes the folks wearing white T-shirts make during the scramble.

You didn’t see that last question coming did you? I’ll admit I didn’t either.

This is an example of a phenomenon called inattentional blindness. The brain filters out what it doesn’t consider pertinent info.

If you want to see more examples of similar videos and experiments, head to PopFi.


5 responses to “Are You Paying Attention?

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  2. I love this vid! I totally missed it. 🙂 Linked to you on the LaV blog.

  3. Glad you like it. If you liked that one, check out the videos links. There are several other experiments that test the same phenomenon.

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