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It really is possible to be “blind drunk” – according to this study of 104 drunk students

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A new study finds that even relatively low levels of intoxication can increase “inattentional blindness” – meaning that we simply fail to notice objects that are unexpected but which would easily visible in a sober state.

Period3 Mar 2018 → 8 Mar 2018

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TitleIt really is possible to be “blind drunk” – according to this study of 104 drunk students
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletiNews
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/03/18
DescriptionA new study finds that even relatively low levels of intoxication can increase “inattentional blindness” – meaning that we simply fail to notice objects that are unexpected but which would easily visible in a sober state.
Producer/AuthorTom Bawden
URLhttps://inews.co.uk/news/science/possible-get-blind-drunk/
PersonsAlistair Harvey
TitleHow Drinking Can Increase Perceptual Blindness
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Fix
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date5/03/18
DescriptionA study by Alistair Harvey explored how alcohol consumption can impact our ability to see something unusual unfold right in front of us
Producer/AuthorBeth Leipholtz
URLhttps://www.thefix.com/how-drinking-can-increase-perceptual-blindness
PersonsAlistair Harvey
TitleAlcohol increases inattentional blindness, the failure to perceive visual object in plain view when attention is otherwise engaged, finds new study in journal Psychopharmacology. Results are consistent with alcohol myopia theory.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletReddit
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date4/03/18
DescriptionA new study finds that even relatively low levels of intoxication can increase “inattentional blindness” – meaning that we simply fail to notice objects that are unexpected but which would easily visible in a sober state.
URLhttps://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/81x2pv/alcohol_increases_inattentional_blindness_the/
PersonsAlistair Harvey
TitleAlcohol increases the chances of being perceptually blind to otherwise fully visible objects
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletPsyPost
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date3/03/18
DescriptionNew research from Alistair Harvey has found that alcohol intoxication can increase inattentional blindness — meaning the failure to consciously perceive fully visible objects
Producer/AuthorEric W. Dolan
URLhttps://www.psypost.org/2018/03/alcohol-increases-chances-consciously-blind-otherwise-fully-visible-objects-50811
PersonsAlistair Harvey

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