Category Archives: observation

What You Lookin’ At?

In a previous post, I mentioned TJ Smith who has done some amazing research and detailed experiments on how we watch movies. He is one of the team members behind The DIEM Project (Dynamic Images and Eye Movements). Using elaborate eye-tracking … Continue reading

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Right On Target

Have a look at this photo! Do you see anything ‘wrong’? Have a look again! Anything wrong with … the Man? I shall call him the Octopus Man! Errors like this one happen all the time in printed media and … Continue reading

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The Faces On Our Screens

Whenever I go to the cinema I always try to get a seat at the back of the theatre so I can see the entire screen. A couple of weeks ago I went with a friend to see a film … Continue reading

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The Invisible Gorilla

Continuing last week’s post… Psychologists specialising in Cognitive Vision have been studying the phenomenon of change blindness for quite some time. They wonder how we cannot perceive changes in our environment when they take place but these changes seem really obvious … Continue reading

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Whodunnit

This is a great clip to test your attention to details! It’s one continuous shot so what could go wrong – there’s no continuity right? I’ve already said too much. All those I’ve shown this clip to, my ex students, … Continue reading

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