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Brain teaser game: Can you count? (attention experiment)

Do we all have “attention deficits”? Or is there something else going on? Let’s try this little experiment, conceived by Simons and Chabris for their classic study on sustained inattentional blindness.

Below you can watch a brief video clip, and your challenge is to count the total number of times that the basketballs change hands. 

 

Fascinating, isn’t it?

If you are ready to continue exercising your brain, you may enjoy these 50 brain teasers to test your cognitive ability.

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