This is a lack of attention which is not caused by any visual or auditory deficits. It is when an individual fails to recognise an unexpected yet obvious stimulus. When there is too much stimuli for one to attend to, a ‘temporary blindness’ effect can occur and as a result individuals may fail to see unanticipated, yet obvious stimuli. There is a vast amount of research which suggests that no conscious perception can occur without attention. In Mack and Rock 's (1998) study, subjects
Throughout the years, technology has impacted our daily lives. Specifically, digital media, which is our smart phones, laptops, video games, and anything else that is computerized. We rely on digital media through everyday tasks because it has proven to be beneficial in navigating and connecting us with the world, however there is great debate whether our technology has any detrimental effect on our cognitive development and skills. As we know, technology has become a great part of our identity.
processes sensory input and coordinates movement output and balance. 46.Cerebral Cortex: the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells covering the cerebral hemispheres; the body's ultimate control and information-processing center. 47.Change Blindness: failing to notice changes in the environment 48.Charles Darwin: argued that natural selection shapes behaviors as well as bodies. 49.Chunking: organizing items into familiar, manageable units; often occurs automatically. 50.Circadian Rhythm: the