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It’s Surprisingly Hard To Notice When Moving Objects Change

January 7th, 2011 01:37 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Scientists at Harvard have found that people are remarkably bad at noticing when moving objects change in brightness, color, size, or shape. In a paper published yesterday (PDF) in Current Biology, the researchers present a new visual illusion that ’causes objects that had once been obviously dynamic to suddenly appear static.’ The finding has implications for everything from video game design to the training of pilots.”

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