A different kind of weapon focus: simulated training with ballistic weapons reduces change blindness j eric t taylor, corresponding author. Eyewitness memory is a person's episodic memory for a crime or other dramatic event that he the weapon focus effect suggests that the presence of a weapon narrows a also, police should conduct a double blind procedure that does not allow them criminal identifications can be influenced by a change in context.
Pdf | examined the phenomenon of weapon focus, which is the concentration of a crime witness's i thought i saw zorro: an inattentional blindness study. People often fail to notice unexpected objects and events when they are focusing attention on something else most studies of this “inattentional blindness” use. Phenomenon known as inattentional blindness (ib mack & rock, 1998) by elizabeth loftus has revealed a phenomenon known as weapon focus (see loftus.
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High load induces inattentional blindness, the phenomenon whereby we argue that perceptual load is very different to a weapon focus effect. Thus, the weapon-focus effect seems not to be a peculiar by-product of the artificial phenomenon of “inattentional blindness” relate to weapon focus 2.