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Current Approaches to Change Blindness

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Abstract:

Across saccades, blinks, blank screens, movie cuts, and other interruptions, observers fail to detect substantial changes to the visual details of objects and scenes. This inability to spot changes ("change blindness") is the focus of this special issue of Visual Cognition. This introductory paper briefly reviews recent studies of change blindness, noting the relation of these findings to earlier research and discussing the inferences we can draw from them. Most explanations of change blindness assume that we fail to detect changes because the changed display masks or overwrites the initial display. Here I draw a distinction between intentional and incidental change detection tasks and consider how alternatives to the "overwriting" explanation may provide better explanations for change blindness.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/135062800394658

Publication date: January 1, 2000

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