A new psychological study from Brigham and Women's Hospital has demonstrated how 83 percent of radiologists fail to spot the gorilla that is in the image below - despite running their eyes over it four times on average.
Demonstrating the potentially life-threatening consequences of 'inattentional blindness' - missing something that is right in front of you - the gorilla test was conducted on 24 credentialed radiologists at the world-famous Boston hospital.
I tried to see it, but couldn't until it was pointed out to me. Now, of course, I see it every time I look at it. Click on the link to see where it is.Posted by Jill Fallon at February 13, 2013 10:57 AM | Permalink