The Illusion of Attention: Are There “Gorillas” in Your Plant?


Focusing too much of our attention in a particular area can cause us to miss the obvious. Simply being aware of the phenomenon of inattentional blindness is an important first step toward reducing its effects.


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Bob Wasileski

Senior II Consultant at Baker Engineering & Risk Consultants, Inc. ("BakerRisk"), working in the Process Safety Group at the Houston, TX office location.  Over 20 years of process safety and loss prevention engineering experience with various manufacturing companies in the Ethylene, Polyethylene, Polystyrene and Synthetic Hydrocarbon Resin manufacturing businesses.  Chemical Engineering graduate from The Pennsylvania State University.Read more

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