Janelle Seegmiller, psychology doctoral student and the study's first author, told the Psysorg website: 'Because people are different in how well they can focus their attention, this may influence whether you'll see something you're not expecting, in this case, a person in a gorilla suit walking across the computer screen.' The research found that those who noticed the gorilla were better at focusing their attention.
Or, put another way, they are better at multitasking.
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