Saturday, March 15, 2008

How observant are you?

Transport for London has an video that is making the rounds on cycling sites. (with a questionable history according to Carlton Reid at Anyways, the point of the video is about not seeing what's in front of you (not seeing the forest for the trees). Give it a try.

I've personally found that expectations of what to see prevent seeing the real thing. A classic problem is the grocery store shelf, expecting to see the packaging for a product, not finding it and by extension, not finding any products of the same type.