[LMB] OT: Change blindness

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 02:24:45 BST 2021


These days anytime an event is happening somebody will be filming the event
on their phone.  I wonder how that will effect memory?

On Mon, Oct 11, 2021, 3:39 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 2:47 PM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > There's a famous video where people are asked to study a basketball
> > game, and only around 5% of test subjects recall that a man in a gorilla
> > suit walks across the court.
> >
>
> The details are everything:  they're asked to view a video in which two
> groups of people in differently-colored uniforms are superimposed on each
> other, and asked to count the number of times one group bounced the
> basketball.  Partly through, a person dressed in a gorilla costume walks
> by.
>
> When people are eliminating irrelevant stimuli in order to concentrate on
> salient features, they'll ignore all sorts of things, even things that they
> might consider noteworthy under other circumstances.
>
> Matt G.
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