Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Can you spot the gorilla?

NPR’s article, Why Even Radiologists Can Miss A Gorilla Hiding In Plain Sight discusses the excellent work by Harvard Medical School attention researchers Trafton Drew and Jeremy Wolfe; but perhaps there is a broader message here.

Focusing on "process and procedure" can make us miss important things. Adopting practices to break routines helps you spot the gorilla in the room. Try it!