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Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action (Bradford Books)

A Bradford Book, 2010

This is the first book to explore the cognitive science of effortless attention and action. Attention and action are generally understood to require effort, and the expectation is that under normal circumstances effort increases to meet rising demand. Sometimes, however, attention and action seem to flow effortlessly despite high demand. Effortless attention and action have been ...


The Poverty of Attention: How to Improve Concentration and Stay Focused, 2014

Do you have trouble with concentration? Do you find it difficult to pay attention and stay focused? In this book, you’ll learn how to improve your focus. I’ll show you how to deal with and minimize distractions, how to improve your focus through routines and the power of habit. You’ll see how external cues guide your day-to-day actions and how you can set a trigger for your brain to help you focus. I’ll explain how salesmen use decision ...


The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind
B. Alan Wallace

Wisdom Publications, 2006

Meditation offers, in addition to its many other benefits, a method for achieving previously inconceivable levels of concentration. Author B. Alan Wallace has nearly thirty years' practice in attention-enhancing meditation, including a retreat he performed under the guidance of the Dalai Lama. An active participant in the much-publicized dialogues between Buddhists and scientists, Alan is uniquely qualified to speak intelligently to both camps, ...


Art of Attention: Book One
Erica Jago, Elena Brower

Jago Yoga, 2012

This is an elegant yoga book designed for practice, contemplation, and creativity for students and teachers of yoga.  This book is both a systematic study guide and a work of art. Detailing five of Elena’s yoga classes available on YogaGlo, this book invites you to craft your own profound practices, and make your yoga your own. Explore sequencing, theming, and your interior experience; then create your own well-wrought practices.


Attention (New Problems of Philosophy)
Wayne Wu

Routledge, 2014

Attention is a fundamental feature of the mind yet has languished in the backwaters of philosophy. Recent years, however, have witnessed a resurgence of philosophical interest in attention, driven by recognition that it is closely connected to consciousness, perception, agency, thought, justification and introspection. As is becoming clear, attention has a rich philosophical significance. This is the first book to provide a systematic overview ...


Leap of Perception: The Transforming Power of Your Attention
Penney Peirce

Atria Books/Beyond Words, 2013

Step into a Transformed World Age is speeding to a point where life will soon make a “leap” into the Intuition Age. The resulting reality will function according to different rules and we’ll know ourselves as a new kind of human being. We’ll live in a world that’s functioning entirely in the present moment, close to the speed of light. As the world increases in frequency, we’re embracing the idea that life improves when we ...


The Power of Focused Attention: A High-Velocity Formula for Creating A Life You Love and Amazing Results That ...

Living 360, LLC, 2014

Looking for a systematic way to discover your true purpose in life? Tired of feeling stressed because of your circumstances or relationships? Lost your mojo? If you're ready to get control of your life, The Power of Focused Attention shows you how to do this—with time-tested, proven strategies. Use the energy of attraction to live into the life of your dreams while silmultaneously learning how to make success tangible, consistent and ...


The Oxford Handbook of Attention (Oxford Library of Psychology)
Kia Nobre, Sabine Kastner

Oxford University Press, 2014

During the last three decades, there have been enormous advances in our understanding of the neural mechanisms of selective attention at the network as well as the cellular level. The Oxford Handbook of Attention brings together the different research areas that constitute contemporary attention research into one comprehensive and authoritative volume. In 40 chapters, it covers the most important aspects of attention research from the areas of ...


Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life
Winifred Gallagher

Penguin Books, 2010

A revolutionary look at how what we pay attention to determines how we experience life Acclaimed behavioral science writer Winifred Gallagher's Rapt makes the radical argument that much of the quality of your life depends not on fame or fortune, beauty or brains, fate or coincidence, but on what you choose to pay attention to. Rapt introduces a diverse cast of characters, from researchers to artists to ranchers, to illustrate the art of ...


Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD
Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ellen B. Dixon

Magination Press, 2004

In this new, third edition of Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention, the authors have made a number of changes to reflect changes in understanding of ADHD and in our approach to its treatment. For example, in response to growing research on the safety and efficacy of stimulant medication in treating ADHD, we explain more to the child about medication and how it works. Another important change in this edition is an increas in child-centered ...


Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention
Ben Parr

HarperOne, 2015

The former editor of Mashable and cofounder of DominateFund examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention—and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attention for our ideas, work, companies, and more. Whether you’re an artist or a salesperson, a teacher or an engineer, a marketer or a parent—putting the spotlight on your ideas, insights, projects and products requires a deep understanding of the science of ...


The Pursuit of Attention: Power and Ego in Everyday Life
Charles Derber

Oxford University Press, 2000

"Enough about me," goes the old saying, "what about you? What do you think about me?" Hence the pursuit of attention is alive and well. Even the Oxford English Dictionary reveals a modern coinage to reflect the chase in our technological age: "ego-surfing"--searching the Internet for occurrences of your own name. What is the cause of this obsessive need for others' recognition? This useful and popular volume, now in a second edition that ...


Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Daniel Goleman

Harper, 2013

In Focus , Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 international bestseller Emotional Intelligence , offers a groundbreaking look at today’s scarcest resource and the secret to high performance and fulfillment: attention. Combining cutting-edge research with practical findings, Focus delves into the science of attention in all its varieties, presenting a long overdue discussion of this little-noticed and under-rated ...


ADHD Cure Food and Diet: How to cure ADHD with food and diet for life. The ultimate self-help guide to ..., 2015

ADHD Cure Food and Diet Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover how to how to cure ADHD with food and diet for life. The ultimate self-help guide to overcome your ADHD with everyday simple food. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Role of diet in ADHD A simplified ADHD diet Guidelines for ADD diet ...


Attention Games: 101 Fun, Easy Games That Help Kids Learn To Focus
Barbara Sher

Jossey-Bass, 2006

If you want to focus childrena s attention, you first have to capture their interest. Attention Games is filled with interesting and child--tested activities that can help children of all ages become better at focusing and paying attention. By sharing the upbeat, joyful activities in Attention Games, you can enhance your childa s intelligence, boost his confidence, increase his ability to concentrate on one thing for long periods, and show that ...


Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey M.D.

Anchor, 2011

Groundbreaking and comprehensive, Driven to Distraction has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers.   Through vivid stories and case histories of patients—both adults and children—Hallowell and Ratey explore the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to ...


Small Talk: How To Effortlessly Captivate Anyone's Attention, Become Instantly Attractive & Leave An ...

LTL Publishing, 2014

Small Talk Mastery FREE GIFT: Don't forget to download your bonus gift. Free to the first 100 people so make sure to grab it now! Just my way of saying "thank you." Do you have anxiety about speaking to anyone, in front of crowds, to women that you’ve just seen? Do you feel that staying at home is more beneficial than going out because you’re afraid of rejection due to a lack of small talk skills? Small talk is not all ...


Notes on The Next Attention
Fran Shaw

Indications Press, 2011

To help one explore the process of waking up, Dr. Michel de Salzmann makes a distinction between something one does and something one receives. He speaks of a subtle energy that is both sacred and accessible. In the instant one recognizes this energy and consciously receives this finer attention, one awakens and begins to be. We are in a process to come under another influence, he says in these talks to groups from around the world. There ...


Attention to Detail:: A Look at Walt Disney World Parks
Keith Black, Jacquelyn Damon

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010

This book takes a closer look at the details that Walt Disney and his Imagineers have designed into the parks in Orlando, Florida through the use of photographic details, memory challenge and general information. With this format we hope to encourage you to take time to pay attention to detail and appreciate the work of these visionaries.


A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
Matt Richtel

William Morrow, 2014

From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006. In this ambitious, compelling, and beautifully written book, Matt Richtel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times , examines ...



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