October 22, 2011 at 1:52 AM
Late last month I went to visit some friends in Minneapolis...
Exactly. Same here.
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As for "focus," as someone with ADHD, I don't really have the luxury of viewing it as a matter of character or even, really, of choice, except in a broad, indirect sense. There was an interesting article recently about decision fatigue:
Cognitive processes like focus and will power are subject to fatigue like anything else, and to circadian rhythms. If you need focus, it's a scheduling problem as much as anything else.
And I was really struck by your response, "Is there anything in the world that sounds easier?"
In fact, yes. There are a *lot* of things that sound quite a bit easier than that. And, there is actually quite a bit of psychological and neurobiological evidence backing up the point that it's not easy at all.
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