Juggling Inattention Blindness

Professor Bruce Hood shows that directing our attention to a specific task means we may not perceive all of what goes on in the world around us.

He asks a live audience to count how many times the Croydon Juggling Club pass two coloured batons between each other.

Whilst the audience do this, a man in a gorilla outfit walks past the jugglers. When asked after the juggling act, most of the audience had not seen the gorilla.

Credits

Role Contributor
Series ProducerLeesa Rumley
PresenterBruce Hood
Executive ProducerDavid Dugan

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