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I bet 95% of you will miss this

  1. May 28, 2008 #1




    and if you have seen this before SHHHHHHHHHHHhhh!!!!!!!!!


    Posters, don't spoil it in a response please.
     
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  3. May 28, 2008 #2
    Well I followed the directions. That's all I can say.
     
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  4. May 28, 2008 #3
    Nice! I missed it :cry:
     
  5. May 28, 2008 #4
    I watched it few months ago so I knew about it
    but still missed it ><
     
  6. May 28, 2008 #5

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    I didn't miss it, but then that may be because I didn't have the attention span to follow the directions for more than about 10 seconds.
     
  7. May 28, 2008 #6

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    I study cognitive psychology so I've seen this done many different ways in experiments on inattentional blindness. The most interesting one, I have seen is this:

    If you look very carefully, you'll see that there is a brunette in the video, but about 87% of men don't see her the first time they watch the video.
     
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  8. May 28, 2008 #7

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    Are you serious MIH? :confused:
     
  9. May 28, 2008 #8

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    Oops. wrong color MIH. Who knows the new color for invisible text?
     
  10. May 28, 2008 #9
    That seems very surprising MIH! Where did you get these stats from? (or are you just cracking a joke :smile:). I can see the idea behind it being true, but it needs a better setup to work (on me at least).
     
  11. May 28, 2008 #10
    Is this the one with the suit of ape in it?
     
  12. May 28, 2008 #11

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    It's E3E3E3 according to photoshop

    I hope
     
  13. May 28, 2008 #12

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    I am just keeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeding!
     
  14. May 28, 2008 #13
    I got it right!
     
  15. May 28, 2008 #14
    I assumed there was a trick and didn't even try to follow the instructions so I definitely saw it.

    Sorry MIH but not all men prefer blondes ;-p , or even large hood ornaments for that matter. Unfortunately that brunette looks to be about 15. :-/
     
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  16. May 28, 2008 #15
    Holy ****, that's hilarious.
     
  17. May 28, 2008 #16
    Note* The counting part that is :frown:
     
  18. May 28, 2008 #17
    Yeah, brunette's are my fav.
     
  19. May 29, 2008 #18
    same here---

    -10 points for being blonde
    -15 points for (too) large breasts
    -10 addition points for being a bleached blonde
    -20 more points for breast augmentation

    exceptions do apply however
     
  20. May 29, 2008 #19
    I didn't think her breasts were fake, but I will agree that her hair (the "blonde") looks horrible.

    The OP is really old in some sense: isn't this a really old concept (the basketballs and gorilla)?

    edit... looks like a Harvard professor performed this experiment in 1999: http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~cfc/Sim...Chabris on sustained inattentional blindness"

    edit2... wasn't the "original" video posted here a couple years ago? I could have sworn I seen it somewhere.
     
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  21. May 29, 2008 #20
    *edit* Nevermind. I thought your mention of gorillas was a reference to pre-cro magnan and the basketballs to... watermelons. (IYKWIM):biggrin:
     
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