Minds on the blink: The relationship between inattentional blindness and attentional blink

@article{Beanland2012MindsOT,
  title={Minds on the blink: The relationship between inattentional blindness and attentional blink},
  author={Vanessa Beanland and Kristen Pammer},
  journal={Attention, Perception, \& Psychophysics},
  year={2012},
  volume={74},
  pages={322-330}
}
Failures of conscious visual awareness occur when specific task demands prevent an observer from detecting a stimulus that would otherwise be clearly visible. Two examples are inattentional blindness (IB) and attentional blink (AB). IB is the failure to detect an unexpected stimulus when attention is otherwise engaged. AB describes the inability to detect a second target that is presented within 180–500 ms of the first target. Previous research has suggested that similar cognitive processes… Expand
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