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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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