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Sunday, February 05, 2006

So, how many times _did_ they pass the ball

Here's an intriguing visual cognition test (you'll need Java installed). It shows two teams, the white shirts and the black shirts, each of three people passing basketballs around. Watch the video carefully and count the exact number of passes that are completed between the members of the white shirts team.

I'll wait while you do so.

Really, go and count the exact number of passes completed by the white shirts team.

OK, done that? Good. Now, watch the video again, but don't count anything, just ... watch the video ...

(link found in Shapiro's Goal-free Living)