Sunday, January 11, 2015

Invisible Gorillas and Unbroken Zamperinis

Great time today!
I love our tribe.  One never knows what's going to happen.
For example, prayer time for Cher.

 Here are the videos we showed:

1)videos related to the "Invisible Gorilla" test for "selective attention"
2)The Billy Graham film on   Louis Zamperini-- picks up where the film "Unbroken" leaves off

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1)videos related to the "Invisible Gorilla" test for "selective attention"
Here's what we did, and I recommend doing it this way.
Show the first video starting at 4 second mark, telling the group that no one should say anything, or make any noise, while watching; just concentrate hard on following the instructions:



 You can see why calling it the "Invisible Gorilla" test might jinx things(:

Here is the backstory:
More? Click: theinvisiblegorilla.com/
Here's a great spoof version:

Several more videos, including TED Talks on this topic on Dave's blog here
Of course people have made endless variations:

2)The  Louis Zamperini story.  Watch it here,