publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2016

Individual differences in change blindness

Bergmann, Katharina Verena;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The present work shows the existence of systematic individual differences in change blindness. It can be concluded that the sensitivity for changes is a trait. That is, persons differ in their ability to detect changes, independent from the situation or the measurement method. Moreover, there are two explanations for individual differences in change blindness: a) capacity differences in visual selective attention that may be influenced by top-down activated attention helping to focus attention onto relevant stimuli b) differences in working memory capacity or in decision making. In accordance with this, age-related individual differences in the sensitivity for c...
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Medical Subject Headings: sense organsskin and connective tissue diseases
free text keywords: 100, 100 Philosophy, 150, 150 Psychology
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publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2016

Individual differences in change blindness

Bergmann, Katharina Verena;