Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski


I've been learning little things about concentration recently. One thing that I learned is that some noise can actually help my concentration in some circumstances. Weird, eh?

It works like this. My brain has spare capacity. When I am concentrating on an easy task, my brain wanders off. The unused capacity has nothing better to do. If I introduce music, then my brain processes the music, which takes up some of the spare capacity. Thus, my mind wanders less as I do the easy task.

Hers Truly surprised me again yesterday. She got her white nightgown dirty, so she wandered into the bathroom, got out the heavy-duty soap, and proceeded to clean the stains out. She did a credible job.

I definitely have a can-do girl. If we don't show her how, then we'll only have ourselves to blame when she does something.

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