Interesting change blindness studies:

If you haven’t seen the change blindness videos, you’ve got to watch them. My favorite one is this one. “Change
Blindness is the inability to detect what should be obvious changes in a scene.” It’s amazing how we focus on certain parts and miss to notice many details from our surroundings. Via Jeffrey Heer. Prof. Stephen Intille presented a paper in Ubicomp2002 on how to use change blindness in Ubiquitous interfaces to reduce disturbance caused by continuously changing information. May be, central pods can learn from this research and change information in the pods slowly to prevent disturbance to the user. If you are interested in this years Ubicomp papers, here they are.

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