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Is hypnosis really concentration/focus?

The answer lies in what is known of the conscious, unconscious and the presconscious parts of the mind, with preconscious is the scientific name for the subconscious, however, for the purposes of this ...
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How to measure and quantify concentration or focus?

Short answer Attention can be quantified with a sustained attention to response task. Background I think with focus or concentration you mean sustained attention to a certain task. A sustained ...
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Is there a standardised test for focus?

Eye tracking + Posner queuing seems to predict it decently well https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00205/full Numerous studies conducted within the recent decades have utilized ...
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Can this concentration exercise improve cooperation between the left and right hemisphere?

I doubt there is much about this specific situation, but see https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_training for a broader discussion: Scientific investigation into the effectiveness of brain training ...
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The relationship between creativity and focus

I can't really answer your questions as they relate to your ability to be creative. Also I'm unsure as to how 'focus' is defined, however, I know of research linking both attention and working memory ...
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"Raise your game" studies

According to Tenenbaum et al. (1995) the effect may be opposite. In their study, they had people, who where normally not engaged in a training program for strength, tested on their knee-extensor ...
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Diagnosis and treatment for Concentration Deficit Disorder?

This answer covers the diagnosis of Sluggish cognitive tempo While there is debate about its nature (Brooks, 2014, Silva, n.d.) there is a whole issue of the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology (Vol. ...
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Is hypnosis really concentration/focus?

I would model it as an extreme, prolonged version of captivation. The conscious mind goes on a tea break when there is loud, rhythmic music with synchronized light effects, stimulus that overwhelms ...
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Research on improving long term focus

Duckworth's [research on] grit would probably qualify; she defined grit as perseverance/persistance combined with passion... However as grit is currently measured, grit doesn't seem all that ...
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Alpha and Beta waves during BCI Training

Here are a few screenshots of what I observed. This is a screenshot of when I put the headset back on and purposely blinked. Noticed this particular shape in the signal repeating every time I did so. ...
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Pomodoro Technique vs Flow

Comparing the Pomodoro Technique and flow state is like comparing tomatoes and oranges. They are not two different techniques that you choose between. Pomodoro is a productivity / time management ...
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