Too Much Information, Too Little Time: How the Brain Separates Important from Unimportant Things in Our Fast-Paced Media World

@inproceedings{Heim2017TooMI,
  title={Too Much Information, Too Little Time: How the Brain Separates Important from Unimportant Things in Our Fast-Paced Media World},
  author={Sabine Heim and Andreas Keil},
  booktitle={Front. Young Minds.},
  year={2017}
}
Wait. What? Often, we miss something that we wanted to see, hear, or feel— especially when there is a lot of information competing for our attention. We mostly notice this problem when we try to make the brain process lots of information at high speed. Imagine for instance that you are playing a video game and browsing the internet while checking text… CONTINUE READING