Our ability to pay close attention is both a blessing and a curse

Sometimes paying close attention can cause us to overlook the seemingly obvious. Then again, if we couldn't focus our minds on a single task, we'd never get anything done. » 6/18/13 7:20am 6/18/13 7:20am

Radiologists fail miserably on the "Invisible Gorilla Test" when…

Notice anything weird about this lung scan? If you look carefully you'll notice there's A FREAKIN' GORILLA SHAKING HIS FIST in the top right-hand corner! The scan is a play on the famous invisible gorilla experiment, where the most blatantly obvious of things — including those in plain sight — are simply ignored when… » 2/13/13 7:40am 2/13/13 7:40am