What can testers learn from psychology? Inattentional Blindness

Actually, there is a lot to learn from sciences, that can help testers to be better in their job. I’m focusing on inattentional blindness here.

By definition inattentional blidness is the failure to notice a fully-visible, but unexpected object because attention was engaged on another task, event, or object.

How many times have you been browsing through the software you’re testing and missed an obvious bug? How many times have you felt that you should have noticed the issue that was reported by someone else?

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Taking Notes During Sessions

Exploratory test charters are used for keeping track of an exploratory test session’s findings.

I’ve been struggling with finding an efficient way of taking notes during ET sessions.

The efficient way that works for me. That is not painful to do, that helps me in my work and not slows me down.

How to take notes effectively?

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