(NPR) Why Even Radiologists Can Miss A Gorilla Hiding In Plain Sight
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Posted February 12, 2013 at 6:30 am
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1. BlueOntario wrote:
One wonders if or how this phenomenon may translate into social activities, even politics.
February 12, 10:55 am | [comment link]
2. C. Wingate wrote:
One could frame it the other way, and call it “distraction rejection”. I’m not convinced that what we’re seeing here is a problem. In fact, looking at the left half of the image in the article, I can tell that my visual processing is editing out the gorilla because the contrast there is too low. I strongly suspect that intellectually ignoring problems stems from entirely different processes.
February 12, 5:54 pm | [comment link]
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