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    Paying attention for the past three days has changed my opinion on how I should live and view my life. Although technology in society is beneficial for many, new studies are showing that technology may be affecting us negatively too. Often times we lose essential part of our days because we become so immersed in our phones and gadgets. Paying attention has showed me that I am forgetting to slow down and take a breath in my busy days at Cal Poly. Often times I need the listen to my surroundings and recognized what is happening around me. There are also times when I need to talk to others more instead of avoiding communication by using my cell phone. After these three days I have discovered by looking into recent studies to change my habits and…

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    ending consumer battles between big companies like Apple and Microsoft. Because this is our reality we need to be informed about the physiological effects technology has on us. That being said, we can’t entirely change ourselves, but we can be more conscious about how our thinking has developed and understand how we can improve as individuals with technology. I recently read a research paper by Katherine N. Hayles proclaiming that our generation has experienced a shift in our cognitive…

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    Within cognitive psychology, the impact of attention on memory and understanding has been widely researched. In the study reviewed, researchers explored how different parts of the attentional network function in response to trickery such as magical illusions. The experiment looked at how people interpreted and explained a magic trick in which a pen disappears. Researchers wanted to know if the alerting and orienting modules of attention are both required to be active for people to understand a…

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    Advantage Of Attention

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    Attention is a limited resource. Most of the time, people are interested in figuring out how best to use attention to our advantage: how to make sure we are registering the important things, while paying less care to other, less salient stimuli. Being able to effectively control attention contributes to our ability to study well and react quickly to new stimuli in the environment. However, there are also circumstances in which people would want to use the limited resource of attention to…

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    As I’m working with ‘Under 2s’, I have noticed a discrepancy in their attention span. Children of ages 15-30 months attend to activities for 10-15 minutes when highly motivated. The complexity of the task also matters, as a demanding task requires so much concentration that their attention does not continue for more than 5-7 minutes. When exploring in a familiar place with a new toy, a child attends for 15 minutes or more. In a distracting place or when others stressors are interfering (sleep,…

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    This Essay will firstly focus on my experience with nature. Relating to my experience of walking around a local unused golf course. The theory which relates to this experience is Attention restoration theory (ART). ART believes there is a type of attention which becomes exhausted and can be restored with nature. In addition, Restorative Components of Environments Scale (RCES) and Ulrich’s Psychoevolutionary theory will be examined to demonstrate how they also relate to my experience with nature.…

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    Attention Impulsivity

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    Eight-year-old Joey, has a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Hyperactivity Impulsivity (ADHD-HI). According to the DSM5 the symptoms Joey would be showing during class are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The symptoms under inattention, Joey would be experiencing difficultly paying attention in class, makes careless errors on his school work, has a hard time following instructions, does not seem to be listening very well, not organized, easily distracted and…

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    How does a person characterize an attention span? People may reckon that someone having a decent attention span is attentive and a person who is inattentive has a short attention span. In “The Attention Span Myth,” the author Virginia Heffernan debates on whether attention spans are real or not. “Heffernan is a national correspondent for Yahoo News [and a] former editor at Harper’s magazine” (Heffernan 113). She uses certain strategies to inform the reader on her information and certain types of…

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    INTRODUCTION Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and opposition defiance disorder (ODD), separately are challenging and paired equivocates a thoroughly unrelenting challenge. ADHD affects ten percent of school age children and boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed. ODD affects one to sixteen percent of school age children, which creates a unique set of challenges for parents, children and educators alike. There are many steps to noticing and identifying symptoms for these…

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    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a psychological disorder that involves poor impulse control, difficulty concentrating on a task for a long period of time and often implements high distractibility and excessive activity (Zimbardo, Johnson, &McCann, 2012,p.294). It is a disorder that affects the attention span and behavior that is most commonly diagnosed in children but can also be found in adults (Zimbardo, Johnson, &McCann, 2012,p.353). Attention-deficit…

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