Visual perceptual load induces inattentional deafness

@inproceedings{Macdonald2011VisualPL,
  title={Visual perceptual load induces inattentional deafness},
  author={James S. P. Macdonald and Nilli Lavie},
  booktitle={Attention, perception & psychophysics},
  year={2011}
}
In this article, we establish a new phenomenon of "inattentional deafness" and highlight the level of load on visual attention as a critical determinant of this phenomenon. In three experiments, we modified an inattentional blindness paradigm to assess inattentional deafness. Participants made either a low- or high-load visual discrimination concerning a cross shape (respectively, a discrimination of line color or of line length with a subtle length difference). A brief pure tone was presented… CONTINUE READING
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