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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x98 Amishi Jha: How to tame your wandering mind
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  • 2018-03-23T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Amishi Jha studies how we pay attention: the process by which our brain decides what's important out of the constant stream of information it receives. Both external distractions (like stress) and internal ones (like mind-wandering) diminish our attention's power, Jha says — but some simple techniques can boost it. "Pay attention to your attention," Jha says.

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