News tagged with distractions

Why surprises temporarily blind us

Reading this story requires you to willfully pay attention to the sentences and to tune out nearby conversations, the radio and other distractions. But if a fire alarm sounded, your attention would be involuntarily snatched ...

Mar 11, 2010
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Study shows background noise affects test scores

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study presented at the 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America shows that students testing scores are negatively affected by background noise, but not the noise you would expect. The background ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Remembering so as not to forget

Verbal distractions are a primary cause of poor memory, according to scientific tests, which prove that the key to preventing ourselves from forgetting is to rehearse and ‘refresh’ our thoughts.

Jul 20, 2010
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Distractions

Distractions may refer to:

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