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  • precognition

Do your focus tools work? Part four: Are you drawing on information from the future?

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will labs I never know how to start this discussion. I meet new colleagues who aren't in my field, and when they ask what my research interests are, I say "time perception" or "the relationship between unconscious and conscious representations of events in time." I generally [...]

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Do your focus tools work? Part three: What about your inner space?

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will labs Summary: This is part three of a series of posts examining how the focus tool Focus@Will works, based on a recent series of experiments. In part one, I explored self-reported focus and described the evidence that the “focused feeling” you get with Focus@Will is [...]

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Do your focus tools work? Part two: Persistence is key

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will labs Summary: This is part two of a series of posts examining how the focus tool Focus@Will works, based on a recent series of experiments. In part one, I explored self-reported focus and described the evidence that the “focused feeling” you get with Focus@Will is [...]

  • breathing1

What Quantum Mechanics Can Teach Us About Focus, Part 2

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will labs   Last week, I wrote about the parallels between quantum mechanics (QM) and mental focus. I got a lot of feedback, and I learned that a few ideas were not totally clear. So this brief post is dedicated to clarifying those ideas. Just like [...]

  • Harvest Time

Your Attention Garden, Part Four: Harvest Time!

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will Labs Note: This is the last of a four-part series on what I call the “attention garden.” The goal of this series is to help you become aware of, hone, and harness the power of your attention. I previously explained the metaphor and the scientific [...]

  • AttentionGarden Tools

Your Attention Garden, Part Three: Tools for Tending

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will Labs Note: This is the third of a four-part series on what I call the “attention garden.” The goal of this series is to help you become aware of, hone, and harness the power of your attention. I previously explained the metaphor and the scientific [...]

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Your Attention Garden, Part Two: Choosing What to Plant

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will Labs Note: This is the second of a four-part series on what I call the “attention garden.” The goal of this series is to help you become aware of, hone, and harness the power of your attention. I previously explained the metaphor and the scientific [...]

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  • the-world-of-beatrix

Your Attention Garden, Part One: Understanding Attention and Learning

By Julia Mossbridge, MA, Ph.D., "Dr. Julia" Science Director, Focus@Will Labs Note: This is the first of a four-part series on what I call the “attention garden.” The goal of this series is to help you become aware of, hone, and harness the power of your attention. I explain the metaphor and the scientific background [...]