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Can I Not Just Be In The Moment?

A couple of weekends ago I sat in the back of a 4,000 women worship service. While being surrounded by amazing music-with the entire goal to draw you into a place of worship-I couldn’t help but notice the amount of women holding up their cell phones. 387 more words

How and why children notice what adults miss

❝ Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength.

❝ In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, and ignoring the rest.

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Science

The Inventor, The Leader and The Artist

This week’s assignment in my Directing and Production Class is to write an essay on documentaries about an inventor, artist and/or  leader that inspired me. The world is full or remarkable and inspiring people but I have to narrow it down to three, they are: 571 more words

Peninsula College

Attention, My Pet

Focused seemingly with a laser point stare,

Attention seems fixated, aware.

Then you sparkle and shine with a smile.

Attention’s thoughts chase your words,

scampering, bounding, 46 more words

Poetry

Adjust accordingly

With the world we’re in today, everyone wants to listen to the gist of the topic, no details needed.

Everyone wants the bite-sizes because that’s what they get for the whole day. 48 more words

A Deadly Wandering

A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richter is about a fatal car crash involving texting and driving, and how technology impacts our attention. It is an excellent piece of investigative journalism with many colourful details that bring the characters to life, but for a book that discusses people’s attention capacity it has many missed opportunities. 490 more words

Crecomm

Another shitty (and rainy) weekend beckons 

Even when I worked full time, I hated weekends. I would’ve preferred a job where I had 2 days off during the week instead. Weekends for me are lonely and I find it ten times as difficult to go out because of my fear of ‘weekend people’. 265 more words

Transgender & Mental Health Issues