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Kellyanne Conway Interrupts Interview to Say ‘Hi’ to Squirrel
“God, I hope that’s a squirrel and not a rat.”
The Accidental-Death Rate Is Rising, in Part Because of Our Wandering Minds
The general assumption is that we are living in a safety-crazed era, but the numbers suggest a different story.
The Fidget-Spinner Debate Seems to Be Crescendoing
Partly it’s about fidget-spinners, but partly it’s about … well, a lot of other stuff going on in America’s education system.
The Worst Work Distraction Is a Noisy Co-worker
You are not the only one who feels this way.
Neurotic People Are More Easily Distracted at Work
Worrying about stuff takes up a lot of your attention.
Jocelyn K. Glei
Why Everyone But You Is Always Walking While Texting
It’s called the self-enhancement bias.
Your Cell Phone Is Distracting You Even If You’re Trying to Ignore It
Any kind of noise from your phone is enough to divert your attention, a study claims.
Signs You’re Suffering From ‘Dementia of the Preoccupied’
A modern (if made-up) neurological ailment.
Writers, Take Note: Distractions Weaken Your Words
Also: The modern office drone is interrupted up to 12 times an hour!
Free Cash Can’t Even Distract Us From Our Phones
A new study highlights the things our cell phones cause us to miss.
Cracking Your iPhone Screen, and Other Real-Life ‘Own Goals’
PAY ATTENTION, basically, says a psychologist who studies this stuff.
Work Smarter: Even a 3-Second Distraction Can Screw You Up
Or, how your Gchat addiction messes you up at work.