THUNK – 56. Attention, Nerd Sniping, & Flow

Doot de doo, browsing the web…oooo! A THUNK video! I wonder what it’s about???

-Links for the Curious-

The relevant xkcd cartoon – xkcd.com/356/

THUNK episode 41 – www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8OJnVCbbzw

A paper by Jeanne Nakamura & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on the concept of flow, and how it might relate to happiness – myweb.stedwards.edu/michaelo/2349/paper1/ConceptOfFlow.pdf

An article detailing the growth (& appropriation) of the field of positive psychology – www.apa.org/monitor/2011/04/positive-psychology.aspx

Mindfulness training & attention – link.springer.com/article/10.3758/CABN.7.2.109#page-1

A paper demonstrating how short-term training in meditation can supplement attention – www.pnas.org/content/104/43/17152.short

A paper detailing how biofeedback can help hyperactive boys train attention – ldx.sagepub.com/content/15/7/414.short

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