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Absent-mindedness

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Absent-mindedness is where a person shows inattentive or forgetful behavior. [1]

42 relations: Absent-minded professor, Attention, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder predominantly inattentive, Attentional shift, Automatic behavior, Automatism (medicine), Back to the Future (franchise), Contemplation (short story collection), Default mode network, Depression (mood), Diogenes Laërtius, Disability, Distraction, Emmett Brown, Error, Franz Kafka, Futurama, Gilbert and Sullivan, Habit, Highway hypnosis, Human reliability, Hyperfocus, Joanna Chmielewska, List of Red vs. Blue characters, List of W.I.T.C.H. characters, Mind-wandering, Patricia Wrede, Productivity, Professor Farnsworth, Red vs. Blue, Rooster Teeth, Rudyard Kipling, Samuel W. Taylor, Second Boer War, Stock character, Thales of Miletus, The Absent-Minded Beggar, The Absent-Minded Professor, Time, W.I.T.C.H., Water well.

Absent-minded professor

The absent-minded professor is a stock character of popular fiction, usually portrayed as a talented academic whose academic brilliance is accompanied by below-par functioning in other areas, leading to forgetfulness and mistakes.

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Attention

Attention, also referred to as enthrallment, is the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentrating on a discrete aspect of information, whether deemed subjective or objective, while ignoring other perceivable information.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder of the neurodevelopmental type.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder predominantly inattentive

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder predominantly inattentive (ADHD-PI or ADHD-I), is one of the three presentations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Attentional shift

Attentional shift (or shift of attention) occurs when directing attention to a point to increase the efficiency of processing that point and includes inhibition to decrease attentional resources to unwanted or irrelevant inputs.

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Automatic behavior

Automatic behavior, from the Greek automatos or self-acting, is the spontaneous production of often purposeless verbal or motor behavior without conscious self-control or self-censorship.

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Automatism (medicine)

In medicine, automatism refers to a set of brief unconscious behaviors.

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Back to the Future (franchise)

The Back to the Future franchise is an American science fiction–adventure comedy film series written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, and distributed by Universal Pictures.

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Contemplation (short story collection)

Betrachtung (published in English as Meditation or Contemplation) is a collection of eighteen short stories by Franz Kafka written between 1904 and 1912.

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Default mode network

In neuroscience, the default mode network (DMN), also default network, or default state network, is a large scale brain network of interacting brain regions known to have activity highly correlated with each other and distinct from other networks in the brain.

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Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, tendencies, feelings, and sense of well-being.

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Diogenes Laërtius

Diogenes Laërtius (Διογένης Λαέρτιος, Diogenēs Laertios) was a biographer of the Greek philosophers.

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Disability

A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.

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Distraction

Distraction is the process of diverting the attention of an individual or group from a desired area of focus and thereby blocking or diminishing the reception of desired information.

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Emmett Brown

Emmett Lathrop "Doc" Brown, Ph.D., is a fictional character in the Back to the Future trilogy in which he is the inventor of the first time machine, built out of a DeLorean sports car.

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Error

An error (from the Latin error, meaning "wandering") is an action which is inaccurate or incorrect.

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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.

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Futurama

Futurama is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

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Gilbert and Sullivan

Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the dramatist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.

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Habit

A habit (or wont) is a routine of behavior that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously.

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Highway hypnosis

Highway hypnosis, also known as white line fever, is a mental state in which a person can drive a truck or other automobile great distances, responding to external events in the expected, safe and correct manner with no recollection of having consciously done so.

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Human reliability

Human reliability (also known as human performance or HU) is related to the field of human factors and ergonomics, and refers to the reliability of humans in fields including manufacturing, medicine and nuclear power.

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Hyperfocus

Hyperfocus is an intense form of mental concentration or visualization that focuses consciousness on a subject, topic, or task.

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Joanna Chmielewska

Joanna Chmielewska was the pen name of Irena Kühn née Becker (2 April 1932 – 7 October 2013), a Polish novelist and screenwriter.

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List of Red vs. Blue characters

The following list describes each of the characters from the popular webseries Red vs. Blue, originally created by Rooster Teeth Productions.

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List of W.I.T.C.H. characters

The following is a list of characters in the W.I.T.C.H. comic series, as well as the eponymous animated television series that first aired in December 2004.

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Mind-wandering

Mind-wandering (sometimes referred to as task-negative network) is the experience of thoughts not remaining on a single topic for a long period of time, particularly when people are engaged in an attention-demanding task.

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Patricia Wrede

Patricia Collins Wrede (born March 27, 1953) is an American author of fantasy literature.

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Productivity

Productivity describes various measures of the efficiency of production.

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Professor Farnsworth

Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, or simply Professor, is a fictional character in the American animated television series Futurama.

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Red vs. Blue

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Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth Productions is an American media and entertainment company located mainly in Austin, Texas, as well as Los Angeles and London.

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Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

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Samuel W. Taylor

Samuel Woolley Taylor (February 5, 1907 – September 26, 1997) was an American novelist, scriptwriter, and historian.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Stock character

A stock character is a stereotypical fictional character in a work of art such as a novel, play, or film, whom audiences recognize from frequent recurrences in a particular literary tradition.

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Thales of Miletus

Thales of Miletus (Θαλῆς (ὁ Μιλήσιος), Thalēs; 624 – c. 546 BC) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer from Miletus in Asia Minor (present-day Milet in Turkey).

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The Absent-Minded Beggar

"The Absent-Minded Beggar" is an 1899 poem by Rudyard Kipling, set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and often accompanied by an illustration of a wounded but defiant British soldier, "A Gentleman in Kharki", by Richard Caton Woodville.

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The Absent-Minded Professor

The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 American comic science fiction family film produced by Walt Disney Productions based on the short story "A Situation of Gravity" by Samuel W. Taylor.

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Time

Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.

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W.I.T.C.H.

W.I.T.C.H. is an Italian fantasy comic series written by Elisabetta Gnone, Alessandro Barbucci, and Barbara Canepa.

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Water well

A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring, or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absent-mindedness

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