Film clip + psychology question

A psychology experiment for you to do:

FIRST, watch this (approximately ten-minute-long) video, about which BoingBoing says “India’s most expensive movie yields most astonishingly violent and demented action-scene in cinematic history”:

THEN, ask yourself “Did you see the gorilla?”

[If that seems a nonsense question, then see the Dan Simons / Chris Chabris experiment. Then all will become clear to you, or at least should become clear. And you will know something nifty about human behavior.]

[PS. Unless you have a vivid imagination that often conjures up gorillas, the answer to that question ought to be NO.  If you do have a vivid imagination that often conjures up gorillas, good luck to you.]

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