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As adults, when we attend to something in the world we are vividly conscious of that particular thing, and we shut out the surrounding world. The classic metaphor is that attention is like a spotlight, illuminating one part of the world and leaving the rest in darkness.

Alison Gopnik

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Author Profession: Psychologist
Nationality: American Quotes
Born: June 16, 1955

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