By Professor Aidan Moran:
In this audio presentation, you will learn how to improve your concentration skills. You will be taught techniques that will enable you to focus on what is most important in any situation while ignoring distractions. Concentration is a practical skill that can enrich our lives considerably. Unfortunately, most of us are probably more familiar with losing our concentration than with effective "focusing" ability.
This recording will explore concentration in three stages. Firstly, it will explain what concentration is, show you how it's influenced by your attitudes and emotions, and give you some practical tips to improve your concentration in a variety of daily situations.
Track 1 Introduction
Track 2 What is concentration?
Track 3 Psychological factors which affect our concentration
Track 4 Effective concentration
Track 5 Active listening
Track 6 Active reading
Track 7 Dealing with distractions
Track 8 Distraction analysis
Track 9 Concentration techniques
Track 10 Visualisation
Track 11 Challenge identification
Track 12 Summary and Conclusion