Change Blindness

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Change Blindness Task

The change blindness task as described in Beck & Levin (2003).
Duration: 20 minutes
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Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Change Blindness.

Phillips, W.A. (1974). On the distinction between sensory storage and short-term visual memory. Perception and Psychophysics , 16, 283–290.

Pashler, H. (1988). Familiarity and visual change detection. Perception and Psychophysics, 44(4), 369–378.

Simons, D.J. (2000) Current approaches to change blindness. Visual Cognition, 7, 1-15.

Beck, M.R. & Levin, D.T (2003). The role of representational volatility in recognizing pre- and postchange objects. Perception & Psychophysics, 65, 458-468.

Beck, M.R., Levin, D.T., Angelone, B. (2007). Change blindness blindness: Beliefs about the roles of intention and scene complexity in change detection, Consciousness and Cognition, 16, 31-51.

Koustanaï, A, van Elslande, P., Bastien, C. (2012). Use of change blindness to measure different abilities to detect relevant changes in natural driving scenes, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 15 (3), 233-242.