A Challenging Visual Task Will Make You Temporarily Deaf

A challenging visual task will make you temporarily deaf as per a new study featuring in the Journal of Neuroscience. Being visually engaged in a task may render us temporarily deaf to any sounds around. A challenging visual task will make you temporarily deaf as per a new study featuring in the Journal of Neuroscience. Being visually engaged in a task may render us temporarily deaf to any sounds around. Which may be understood as ignoring the people around us when they’re talking. However, that is not the case according to the findings of a research team from the University College London Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. Professor Nilli Lavie, lead author of the study called the phenomenon inattentional deafness. Everyone is subject to inattentional deafness. Thus, next time you’re talking…


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