Attention and distraction

Our UCL partner’s recent paper on the effect of gaze  on listeners’ sensitivity to sounds is gathering interest in the news.  The study aimed at determining out how visual attention interacts with auditory attention, which is potentially important for cognitive control of a hearing aid. According to the Daily Mail it’s all about listening to music while driving… The BBC World Service’s ‘Science in Action’ gets it better.  Listen: here (from 8′:40).

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