27 January 2015

Distractions Addendum

As I noted in last Friday’s blog post, Brain Focusing with Sound, TV talkers can distract me when I’m trying to read the TV news tape. But there are so many other ways to be distracted, not only when driving.

Was this a test during canine training or did the cat just happen to wander by? (Photo from multiple websites.)
Preventing…uh…“distractions” during exams in India (left) and Thailand was accomplished with blinders. (Photos from multiple websites; Thai photo was originally posted on Facebook.)
There are inventive ways that you can prevent distractions while working on computers and they even increase your privacy. (Photos from multiple websites.)
Although far from funny, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), formerly “ADD,” lends itself to some pretty funny exaggerations. (Multiple websites.)
Exaggerations can become particularly funny when they combine different psychological disorders, such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. (By the way, I’ve already blogged about Political Correctness Revisited.) (Multiple websites.)

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