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distractability

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  • I'd say that the distractability is the hardest thing to deal with: it's difficult to get a person to do something as simple as take a pill.

    Head Nurse

  • Right ... distractability, and how much a person is motivated to achieve.

    The psychology of procrastination

  • DSM-5 would also dramatically reduce the thresholds of existing disorders, turning just two weeks of grief into major depression, normal distractability into attention deficit and the worries of every life into generalized anxiety disorder.

    Allen Frances: Preventive Psychiatry Can Be Bad for Our Health

  • Forget all the medical data documenting the causal role chronic (even) mild sleep deprivation plays in obesity, distractability, memory disorders, aging, etc.

    Stephen Josephson: Get in Goddam Bed!

  • The Democratic establishment may be counting on the eminent distractability of the public to bail them out; figuring if they do simply give her the nomination, the fallout might last no more than a few news cycles.

    Hillary Advisers Pushing Wright Controversy To Super-Delegates

  • The questions were extremely dumbed down, and aside from the rampant distractability of actors (Alex Trebek simply gave up with folks like Martin Short, who were having too much fun being silly to remember even the basic rules of the game), what emerged was a steady stream of flamers running intellectual circles around their straight celebrity competitors.

    MORE NOTES FROM A HOUSEBOUND OBSERVER

  • So for example, they observed five-year-olds, sounds like a fun study, and they looked for certain behavior types, specifically distractability, hyper activity and inattentiveness.

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2009

  • It's been often noted here and elsewhere that the electorate has a short memory; the GOP counts on it because they have, in the past, been able to capitalize on the distractability of the voters: Pictures from Abu Ghraib?

    October 2006

  • It's more than just sleep dep and physical exertion, I'm sure: my brain is working funny, and my distractability is turned up to 11 - which is pissing off everyone around me and not helping the anxiety &s either.

    Comic Round Up

  • What happens with ADD is we have distractability, we have an inability to focus.

    CNN Transcript Mar 19, 2007

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