For optimal concentration, players need to cultivate 'meta-attention', the mechanism that enables us to refocus our attention when the mind has wandered.
Current research suggest it can be both helpful and harmful to memory – here's why.
Do you ever find you suddenly need to turn off the radio so you can concentrate on what you're doing? It's because you only have a finite amount of attention, for particular types of tasks at least.
Online distractions come at a considerable cost when you're out for groceries.
Compulsory sport and physical education at school will improve children's memory, attention and ability to concentrate, not just boost fitness. The evidence is in.
Martial arts help boost both brain and body.
Provincial policies to implement the legal consumption of marijuana are unlikely to protect children and youth. High school teachers and parents will be on the front line.
Listening to your favourite album might not be the best idea if you've got something to do.