Developing your X-Ray Vision
A Promotion Theory for Forensic Observation
of Residential Construction
Levels of Fear, and how to use them to find and report
significant, hidden problems. Other Concepts.
Limitations of Vision: physical, neurological, psychological.
Inattentional Blindness. Coping strategies to improve defect
Case Studies: Detection of significant, nearly-hidden
defects by attention to clues, context, and general
Case Studies: Termites, Moisture Measurement, Sinkholes,
Other Defects, 1997-2005
(also see Previous material: “The Psychology of Errors”)
ASHI Seminar Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN
29 January 2005
Daniel Friedman, Pougkeepsie, NY