This page is designed to test your concentration. But before starting the test, you need to know what it is all about. Concentration or "attentional control" refers to people's ability to choose what they pay attention to or ignore. Put it simply like this, concentration can be described as an individual's ability to focus. Primarily mediated by the frontal areas of the brain (anterior cingulate cortex). Conentration is thought to be closely associated with other executive functions such as working memory. Here are some of the qualities that highly focused people have:
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Concentration is very important in cognitive development during early childhood, since it is thought to influence the subsequent acquisition of other skills in other areas. The ability to regulate and direct attention releases the child from the constraints of only responding to environmental events, which eventually means they are able to actively guide their attention towards the information-rich areas key for learning. For example, a number of researchers have looked at the relationship between a child's ability to concentrate and their subsequent performance during language acquisition. You can also take our Reflex Test.
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