7-1 – Visual Attention

Type: Seminar         [notes]

Presenter: Jelena Ristic

What will be covered:

• Change blindness

• Inattentional blindness

• Attentional cuing

Primary Readings:

            Palmer, pp. 531-549.

Ronald A. Rensink, J. Kevin O'Regan, and James J. Clark (1997). To See or Not to See: The Need for Attention to Perceive Changes in Scenes.  Psychological Science, 8:368-373. [download]

(Also see http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~rensink/flicker/index.html)

Daniel J. Simons, Christopher Chabris, Gorillas in Our Midst: Sustained Inattentional Blindness for Dynamic Events.  Perception, 1999, volume 28, pages 1059-1074 [download]




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