change blindness


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change blindness

failure to observe large changes in the vision field that occur simultaneously with brief disturbances.

change blind·ness

(chānj blīnd'nĕs)
Failure to observe large changes in the vision field that occur simultaneously with brief disturbances.
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Eye blinks are a common and natural cause of so-called "change blindness:' which indicates the inability for humans to notice changes to visual scenes.
According to psychologists, we're actually not very good at detecting changes in our surroundings - and it's all because of something called change blindness.
"My presentation was based on change blindness and inattentional blindness.
During tests of "change blindness," the inability to notice minor changes, intoxicated participants detected as many changes as sober subjects and with shorter response times.
Laney and Loftus (2010) made a strong case for conducting research that combines IB and change blindness (CB) with eyewitness memory.
While the experiments confirmed that change blindness can be predicted, the tests also showed that the addition or removal of an object from the scene is detected more readily than changes in the color of the object, a result that surprised the scientists.
Two other phenomena that relate to visual cognition and are highly relevant to our group leaders are change blindness and inattentional blindness.
Evidence from change blindness. British Journal of Psychology, 97, 537-554.
Recent studies on change blindness have shed light on the understanding of visual attention.
Demonstrations of change blindness, which is the failure to notice large changes across different views of a scene, produce similar results.
This phenomenon, known as change blindness, shows we take in far less than our eyes actually see.