What’s “inattentional” about inattentional blindness?

@article{Most2010WhatsA,
  title={What’s “inattentional” about inattentional blindness?},
  author={S. Most},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={1102-1104}
}
  • S. Most
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Consciousness and Cognition
In a recent commentary, Memmert critiqued claims that attentional misdirection is directly analogous to inattentional blindness (IB) and cautioned against assuming too close a similarity between the two phenomena. One important difference highlighted in his analysis is that most lab-based inductions of IB rely on the taxing of attention through a demanding primary task, whereas attentional misdirection typically involves simply the orchestration of spatial attention. The present commentary… Expand
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