Situational Awareness (a semi-regular topic here) is a condition that is GREATLY lacking among the common public at large. It makes sense I suppose, given our modern society filled with safety nets. There’s little reason to hone one’s situational awareness skills. Or is there?
It does seem that as we descend further into socioeconomic decline there will be more reason to hone one’s situational awareness skills for the sake of security…
With that said, I happened across a few fun YouTube videos which cleverly highlight the things that we sometimes ‘miss’…
How many passes does the team in white make?
Test your awareness and Do the Test!
Test your Awareness with Do The Test’s Whodunnit.
Who Killed Lord Smithe?
Awareness is a learned and practiced thing… not always so seemingly simple. With that said, our brain can only absorb ‘so much’ at a time and there will be things that go unnoticed. However by simply being aware that it is relatively easy to misdirect, then this alone will help your situational awareness ;)