Visual attention | The Brain with David Eagleman

When we view an object or scene, we don't take a mental photograph. Instead, our brain is choosing to focus attention on a few particular features.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'21''
  • Broadcast year: 2016
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | How the mind works and processes information | Memory, context dependent memory.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Brain with David Eagleman
  • Episode: What Is Reality?