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“The absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.” - Carl Sagan

One of the most famous experiments in psychology includes a 1999 video by researchers Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris. In the brief clip, six people – three wearing white shirts and three wearing black – repeatedly pass a basketball back and forth. Viewers are asked to count how many times the white-shirted players pass the ball.

After less than a minute, the pass-count question repeats and the following text appears on screen: “The correct answer is 15 passes. But did you see the gorilla?!”

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