Change-blindness as a result of ‘mudsplashes’

@article{ORegan1999ChangeblindnessAA,
  title={Change-blindness as a result of ‘mudsplashes’},
  author={J. Kevin O'Regan and Ronald A. Rensink and J. J. Clark},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={398},
  pages={34-34}
}
Change-blindness, occurs when large changes are missed under natural viewing conditions because they occur simultaneously with a brief visual disruption, perhaps caused by an eye movement,, a flicker, a blink, or a camera cut in a film sequence. We have found that this can occur even when the disruption does not cover or obscure the changes. When a few small, high-contrast shapes are briefly spattered over a picture, like mudsplashes on a car windscreen, large changes can be made simultaneously… 

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