Change Blindness in the Absence of a Visual Disruption

  title={Change Blindness in the Absence of a Visual Disruption},
  author={Daniel J. Simons and Steven L. Franconeri and Rebecca L. Reimer},
  pages={1143 - 1154}
Findings from studies of visual memory and change detection have revealed a surprising inability to detect large changes to scenes from one view to the next (‘change blindness’). When some form of disruption is introduced between an original and modified display, observers often fail to notice the change. This disruption can take many forms (eg an eye movement, a flashed blank screen, a blink, a cut in a motion picture, etc) with similar results. In all cases, the changes are sufficiently large… 

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