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The dark side of visual attention : situational factors and individual differences in inattentional blindness

Beanland, Vanessa


Inattentional blindness (IB) occurs when an individual does not notice a salient but unexpected object or event because their attention is engaged by another task. Previous research into IB predominantly focused on how manipulating stimulus characteristics or task demands affects rates of lB. This thesis extends existing research by examining IB in relation to other phenomena including eye movements and cross-modal attention, and examining the effect of individual differences in general...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5150c46e16b
Access Rights: Open Access


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