How to define attentiveness in a new term
Posted On June 20, 2021
It’s been a little over a year since I posted a definition of attentiveness, and that was due in part to a change in terminology.
While the definition is still “attention to detail,” it’s no longer the focus of my work.
Instead, I’m now focusing on the “attentive” aspect of attention: how I want to get my attention.
And I’m starting to understand how that can be hard.
“The first time I was asked what attention I mean, I thought it was a bad question,” says Dr. Jill Doolin, a cognitive psychologist and director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Columbia University.
“It’s not something you want to ask if you’re working at a conference or a school.”
And yet, when I asked a colleague what she meant by “attending,” she thought I was talking about “getting attention.”
So what exactly is “attendance” and what does it mean to be focused on?
The definition of attention is a bit of a minefield.
But a lot of research suggests that the key ingredient to being attentive is focusing.
In this case, it’s not just a matter of having a specific focus, but a general interest in the topic being discussed.
What does that mean?
In the field of neuroscience, the term “attainment” is a colloquialism for a phenomenon that happens when you focus on a particular thing.
For example, when you’re talking to someone, you may say something like, “I have a question for you.”
Then, as soon as you finish talking, you ask yourself, “Do I want a response?”
If you answered “yes,” then you’ve acquired “attachment.”
When you’re not looking at someone, this process is called “re-focus.”
But in neuroscience, “attach” refers to the way in which a stimulus causes your brain to become “attuned.”
If your brain doesn’t “attract” the stimulus, then it doesn’t produce the appropriate response.
So if you don’t “attach” the stimuli, then they won’t elicit the appropriate reaction.
“Attachment” is the way we learn to get our attention, and it’s how we get things done.
When you “attach,” it becomes part of the learning process, which then becomes a learning process.
This is a concept that I use to illustrate how “attraction” in neuroscience can be a difficult concept to grasp.
Attachment and Attention, Part II When you start to get a better grasp of the concepts of attention and “attensiveness,” you may find yourself asking yourself, What does it really mean to focus?
I’ve already mentioned the distinction between attention and focus, and I’ve talked about the fact that focusing on something involves a mental state called “attribution.”
In fact, one of the best things about focusing on a single object is that you can use it to train your brain.
If you want your brain’s attention to get better, you’ll have to focus on more than just one object.
You’ll have need to learn how to develop your “attitude” in the process.
“You can learn to focus by doing more with less,” says Dool in a recent interview with CNN.
“This is a way of learning to concentrate that we call attention learning.”
But focusing isn’t just a mental skill.
As we learn new things, we also get better at recognizing what we’ve learned and improving our memory for it.
“Focus is a fundamental part of our brains, but it’s also something we do unconsciously,” says Rachael McEwen, a clinical psychologist who has written a number of books on attention.
When people learn new information, they often forget to focus.
“So, for example, you’re going to be surprised to find that people often forget that they learned to focus when they had no idea how,” McEwens says.
“Instead, they’ll just start doing the thing that they were taught to focus for and that will be the thing they’ll remember.”
It’s also important to understand that when you practice attentiveness by focusing, you don�t necessarily focus on what you’re focusing on.
You might be focusing on what someone else is doing, or even on what the next person might be doing.
In other words, you aren’t actually focusing on that person you’re trying to focus upon, but rather what they might be thinking about.
When a person doesn’t focus on anything, they may start focusing on other things, like the people around them.
But when they do focus on something, they tend to focus very intensely.
So instead of focusing on their eyes, or the other people around the table, you might focus on their brain.
This can help us better understand the processes that occur when we focus.
For instance, when someone has difficulty focusing on anything other than their eyes and mouth, it can help to focus what they