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Deduction and Improving Attention

1. How would everyday activities be impacted by reduction in attention e.g. the activities which are particularly easy to attend to versus those which are more difficult?
2. What is the most significant difference between the two types of activities?
3. There is some debate regarding how early computer game use and TV viewing many increase one's risk for attention problems later in life. Can video games developed that could actually improve attention?

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Another interesting question! Let's take a closer look.

RESPONSE:

1. How would everyday activities be impacted by reduction in attention e.g. the activities which are particularly easy to attend to versus those which are more difficult?

With reduction in attention, it would be impact activities that have a heavy attentional" demand which are activity that more difficult, which demand a higher level of attention and concentration. More difficult activities take more time, and those who have a reduction in attention, often get frustrated and quit before the activity is completed. This especially true for those who have an attention deficit disorder.

2. What is the most significant difference between the two types of activities?

It is assumed that people have a finite amount of ...

Solution Summary

This solution reinforces how everyday activities would be impacted by a reduction in attention. It shows the activities which are particularly easy to attend to versus those which are more difficult and what the most significant difference is between the two types of activities. It also explores if video games can actually improve attention. References are clearly provided.

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