The effects of eye movements, age, and expertise on inattentional blindness

  title={The effects of eye movements, age, and expertise on inattentional blindness},
  author={D. Memmert},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  • D. Memmert
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Consciousness and Cognition
Based on various stimuli, the findings for the inattentional blindness paradigm suggest that many observers do not perceive an unexpected object in a dynamic setting. In a first experiment, inattentional blindness was combined with eye tracking data from children. Observers who did not notice the unexpected object in the basketball game test by spent on average as much time (about one second) looking at the unexpected object as those subjects who did perceive it. As such, individual differences… Expand
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