Experiencing early life adversities leads to disruptions in multiple systems of self-control and cortisol levels, which continues through childhood.
When it comes to object recognition, the visual system has trouble focusing in on just one dimension, a new study reports.
Researchers report playing action video games increases performance on visual selective activities. Players had increased focus on relevant visual information while suppressing less relevant information.
Study sheds new light on the roles of social interactions and cultural diversity in the development of attention.
Study reveals the ability to anticipate touch also indicates a child's ability to focus.
Women who ate a meal high in saturated fats performed worse on attention-based tests than women eating healthier meals. The findings reveal a potential link between high-fat diets and poor attention skills. Additionally, those with a condition called leaky gut, which allows bacteria from the intestines to enter the bloodstream, performed worse on attention tasks regardless of whether they ate a high-fat meal or chose a healthier option.
Practicing mindfulness when your mind is wandering can help you regain attention, researchers report.
Mouse study pinpoints the precise location in the brain where distracting stimuli are blocked, allowing for concentration on specific tasks. The findings could have implications for the treatment of ADHD and schizophrenia.