Information overload acts ‘to dim the lights’ on what we see

17 March 2014

Professor Nilli Lavie (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neurosciene) explains that too much visual information causes a phenomenon known as ‘load induced blindness’, with an effect akin to dimming the lights. Read: Daily Mail, More: BBC NewsUCL News, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'All in the Mind', More: BBC World Service 'The Science Hour' (from 12 mins 44 secs)