Tag: attentional blink

Selective Attention example

There’s a big difference between attentional blinking and selective attention.Both of these examples focus on something that is already known to us, but only selectively.Inattentive attention is about the process of looking around a room.When we’re not looking at something, we’re looking for the right moment to get a...

Why does courtroom attention blink?

Posted May 06, 2018 12:04:33In a court room, you’ll hear judges, lawyers and corrections officers talking about the same thing: Attentional blink.“There are two basic types of attentional blink,” says Professor Susan Skelton.“Attentional blinking is when a person can focus on a particular thing without having to consciously look...