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What Is… Attention

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is attention. We are constantly bombarded with a steady stream of stimuli, both internal and external.  Attention is the process by which we narrow our focus to certain pieces of information while excluding others. Visual attention Visual attention… Continue reading What Is… Attention

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Butterfly Brain

Image by Efraimstochter on Pixabay I feel like I have butterfly brain, flitting around from flower to flower, never sticking with one for very long.  Lots of flowers to pollinate, after all. Except I'm not as graceful as a butterfly.  I'm more like a moth, careening drunkenly around with no apparent destination in mind.  Bouncing… Continue reading Butterfly Brain