Times of India:
A new study has found that a person scanning baggage or X-rays can miss out on multiple objects during searches if they were feeling anxious.
Duke psychologists put a dozen students through a test in which they searched for particular shapes on a computer display, simulating the sort of visual searching performed by airport security teams and radiologists.
Stephen Mitroff, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience who led the experiment, says this area of cognitive psychology is important for improving homeland security and healthcare.
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