November 26, 2014
As we age, we have an increasingly harder time ignoring distractions. But by learning to discriminate a sound amidst progressively more disruptive distractions, we can diminish our distractibility, new research in Cell Press journal Neuron reveals.
A similar strategy might also help children with attention deficits or individuals with other mental challenges.
Distractibility (the inability to sustain focus on a goal due to attention to irrelevant stimuli) can have… read more