If there was money hanging off a tree, you’d be sure to stop and grab it, right? After all, free money is awesome. However, researchers found that when they hung dollar bills off a low hanging tree branch, most people didn’t appear to even see it. Except, they did “see” it, because the researchers chose a branch that hung so low over the sidewalk that people had to move out of the way to avoid running into it. Only 12 out of 396 people bumped into the tree, which means the others were aware of branch.
But, they didn’t see the money. If we can miss money that is literally hanging in front of our eyes, what else are we missing?
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