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Forensic psychology
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1 Testing your powers of observation

Not paying attention to something that happens in front of you is something that is undoubtedly familiar to most of us. It can be easy to miss things in fairly mundane situations, so imagine what it might be like in the rapid events of an armed robbery.

The ‘Observation test’ video tests your powers of observation and attention. The situation is not as fast-paced as an armed robbery, and all you have to do is count how many times a folder is passed from person to person. Think that sounds easy? Give it a go and see how you get on.

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