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Attentional Blink

Present and discuss at least three occupations in which workers' performance could be adversely affected by attentional blink. Identify and explain the types of problems or mistakes that might occur in such occupations due to the attentional blink.

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One occupation would be a person working in a bank. Because when a person is attempting to concentrate on one specific thing, such as say a $1 bill, and they are counting the dollars, if another denomination such as a $20 bill is mixed in with the others, the person may not see the $20 as a $20 and count it as a $1 bill.

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What types of occupations can attentional blink affect? Why does attentional blink affect them?