Attention, distraction and mind wandering

Daisy Distraction by Nanette Saylor

Daisy Distraction by Nanette Saylor

The May talk will be given by Dr Sophie Forster, a lecturer in Psychology at Sussex University. Her research addresses questions such as:

  • What makes certain people particularly vulnerable to distraction?
  • What makes certain things particularly likely to catch our attention and distract us?
  • How is mind wandering related to external distraction?