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Why Do Radiologists Miss Dancing Gorillas?

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in one study, more than three-quarters of specialist tumour spotters were caught out by the greatest anomaly of their career

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Barb K (1688)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 9:39 pm
Very interesting! TY Dave!

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 10:42 pm
Interesting article, thank you Dave

Daniel Partlow (179)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:29 am

Dianne Lien (77)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:28 am
TY Dave for sharing this with us.♦

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:48 pm
notato grazie Dave!!!! very interesting!!! Il` informazzione!!!!

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:04 pm
Very interesting! Thanks for the post.

Susanne R (235)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:45 am
These professionals were focused on looking for something very specific. I think I could forgive the radiologist whose trained eye and intense focus allowed him or her to successfully identify a tumor at the expense of missing a "gorilla"!

Very interesting article, Dave! Thanks for sharing it!
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