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Attentionally vs. Attention — What's the Difference?

Attentionally vs. Attention — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Attentionally and Attention

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Attentionally

With regard to attention

Attention

Attention is the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentrating on a discrete aspect of information, whether considered subjective or objective, while ignoring other perceivable information. William James (1890) wrote that "Attention is the taking possession by the mind, in clear and vivid form, of one out of what seem several simultaneously possible objects or trains of thought.

Attention

Notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someone or something as interesting or important
He drew attention to three spelling mistakes

Attention

The action of dealing with or taking special care of someone or something
He was found guilty of failing to give a patient adequate medical attention
Her business needed her attention

Attention

A position assumed by a soldier, standing very straight with the feet together and the arms straight down the sides of the body
Saunders stood stolidly to attention
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Attention

The act of close or careful observing or listening
You'll learn more if you pay attention in class.

Attention

The ability or power to keep the mind on something; the ability to concentrate
We turned our attention to the poem's last stanza.

Attention

Notice or observation
The billboard caught our attention.

Attention

The act of dealing with something or someone; treatment
This injury requires immediate medical attention.

Attention

Acts of interest or interference
"men who wanted ... freedom from censorship and the attentions of the police" (John Kenneth Galbraith).

Attention

Acts of consideration or courtesy, especially in an effort to win someone's affection or gain sexual favors
"She was almost giddy with disbelief at the unexpected attentions of a handsome, well-spoken, obviously professional man" (Rob Kantner).

Attention

A military posture, with the body erect, eyes to the front, arms at the sides, and heels together.

Attention

Used as a command to assume an erect military posture.

Attention

(uncountable) Mental focus.
Please direct your attention to the following words.

Attention

(countable) An action or remark expressing concern for or interest in someone or something, especially romantic interest.

Attention

A state of alertness in the standing position.
The company will now come to attention.

Attention

A technique in neural networks that mimics cognitive attention, enhancing the important parts of the input data while giving less priority to the rest.

Attention

(military) Used as a command to bring soldiers to the attention position.

Attention

A call for people to be quiet/stop doing what they are presently doing and pay heed to what they are to be told or shown.

Attention

The act or state of attending or heeding; the application of the mind to any object of sense, representation, or thought; notice; exclusive or special consideration; earnest consideration, thought, or regard; obedient or affectionate heed; the supposed power or faculty of attending.
They say the tongues of dying menEnforce attention like deep harmony.

Attention

An act of civility or courtesy; care for the comfort and pleasure of others; as, attentions paid to a stranger.

Attention

The process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

Attention

The work of caring for or attending to someone or something;
No medical care was required
The old car needed constant attention

Attention

A general interest that leads people to want to know more;
She was the center of attention

Attention

A courteous act indicating affection;
She tried to win his heart with her many attentions

Attention

The faculty or power of mental concentration;
Keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention

Attention

A motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review;
The troops stood at attention

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