Unformatted text preview: often miss significant changes to visual scenes tell us about the visual system?). Be sure to mention at least three explanations which have been offered. Change blindness does not contribute to conscious change perception. People often miss significant changes due to limitations on the capacity of their attention. Limitations on people’s memory and failure in the comparison process are two other factors that can lead to failure to detect significant changes. 4. What is change blindness blindness ? Describe how this phenomenon can affect behavior in real-world situations. Change blindness blindness explains that for incidental and unexpected changes people overestimate the abilities to detect the changes in their environment. This may be due to a misestimate of the person’s attention. One way this phenomenon can affect behavior in the real world is that a driver might be not see a pedestrian crossing the street due to use of his or her cell phone....
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- Fall '08
- Psychology, psyc, Change Blindness, Change blindness research, Change Blindness Blindness, Brian Hagstrom