The Situationist

The Situation of Attention and the Gorilla in the Room

Posted by The Situationist Staff on August 2, 2010

Dan Simons has a new version of some well known illusions that he and Christopher Chabris helped to make famous.  Enjoy:

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To check out Simons and Chabris’s new book, “The Invisible Gorilla, and Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us” click here.

For  a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Change Blindness,” “Neuroscience and Illusion,” Brain Magic,” Magic is in the Mind,”The Situation of Illusion,” ‘The Grand Illusion’ — Believing We See the Situation,”Neuroscience and Illusion,” The Heat is On,” and The Situation of Climate Change,”

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2 Responses to “The Situation of Attention and the Gorilla in the Room”

  1. Thanks for mentioning the new video and our book!

    -Chris

  2. [...] um bestimmte Diskussionspunkte oder Themen zu verdeutlichen (z.B. das von mir gerne genutzte “Gorilla-Video“, dass den “Effekt der selektiven Wahrnehmung” [...]

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