The relationship between sustained inattentional blindness and working memory capacity

  title={The relationship between sustained inattentional blindness and working memory capacity},
  author={Vanessa Beanland and Esther Hiu Chung Chan},
  journal={Attention, Perception, \& Psychophysics},
Inattentional blindness, whereby observers fail to detect unexpected stimuli, has been robustly demonstrated in a range of situations. Originally research focused primarily on how stimulus characteristics and task demands affect inattentional blindness, but increasingly studies are exploring the influence of observer characteristics on the detection of unexpected stimuli. It has been proposed that individual differences in working memory capacity predict inattentional blindness, on the… Expand
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