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Why do You Turn Down the Radio When You’re Lost?

Why do You Turn Down the Radio When You’re Lost?

By Caroline Latham  | Published: 11th November, 2006

‘…divided attention, or the ability to multitask and pay attention to two things at once. It’s generally much harder than selective, or focused, attention…’

‘…Your attentional capacity can be taken up by inhibiting (tuning out) distractions, dividing your attention across multiple things, or even sustaining your attention on one thing (vigilance)…’

 

 

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