Verification of the Change Blindness Phenomenon While Managing Critical Events on a Combat Information Display

  title={Verification of the Change Blindness Phenomenon While Managing Critical Events on a Combat Information Display},
  author={Joseph diVita and Richard Obermayer and William Nugent and James M. Linville},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={205 - 218}
Change blindness occurs when humans are unable to detect significant changes in objects and scenes after their attention is momentarily diverted. Because change blindness is relevant in many applied settings, the current study investigated the phenomenon in the context of tasks performed by naval command and control system personnel. Operators of such systems are often heavily loaded with concurrent visual search, situation assessment, voice communications, and controldisplay maninpulation… 

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