Demonstrations, videos from our research, videos of us speaking, etc. Dan's YouTube Channel includes most of these videos as well as favorites from around the web that are related to or mentioned in our book. You can view more videos on his personal website. The original selective attention task. This video is the one. Imagine you are asked to watch a short video (above) in which six people-three in white shirts and three in black shirts-pass basketballs around. While you watch , you must keep a silent count of the number of passes made by the people in white shirts. At some point, a gorilla strolls into the middle of the action, faces the . 11 Jul Invisible gorilla basketball video highlights inattentiveness. 'Invisible Gorilla' Test Shows How Little We Notice "Although people do still try to rationalize why they missed the gorilla, it's hard to explain such a failure of awareness without confronting the possibility that we are aware of far less of our world.
We gave this another page just in-case it spoilt the effect to people who have never see the test before. If you watch it carefully (and don't count the number of basketball passes by the players) you will definitely spot the moonwalking bear. As an awareness test it does a great job of highlighting the issue with drivers having. Fifty percent of them didn't see the woman in the gorilla suit. In our best-known demonstration, we showed people a video and asked them to count how many times three basketball players wearing white shirts passed a Last year, psychology professor Christopher Chabris and I decided to put Conley's alibi to the test.