direct attention


direct attention
index devote

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • direct attention to — index indicate, note (notice), notice (give formal warning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • direct attention — turn one s awareness and concentration toward …   English contemporary dictionary

  • direct to — index address (direct attention to) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

  • attention — attentional, adj. n. /euh ten sheuhn/; interj. /euh ten shun /, n. 1. the act or faculty of attending, esp. by directing the mind to an object. 2. Psychol. a. a concentration of the mind on a single object or thought, esp. one preferentially… …   Universalium

  • direct — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Ciceronian, Spartan, address, address to, administer, administrate, advise, advocate, aim, aim at, allude to, apply, appoint, arrowlike, articulated, artless, ascetic, assign, austere, bald, bare, be master, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • direct — vb 1 Direct, address, devote, apply are comparable when used reflexively with the meaning to turn or bend one s attention, energies, or abilities to something or when meaning to turn, bend, or point (as one s attention, thoughts, or efforts) to a …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Attention — is the cognitive process of paying attention to one aspect of the environment while ignoring others. Attention is one of the most intensely studied topics within psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In 1890, William James, in his textbook… …   Wikipedia

  • Attention economy — Attention economics is an approach to the management of information that treats human attention as a scarce commodity, and applies economic theory to solve various information management problems.HistoryHerbert Simon was perhaps the first person… …   Wikipedia

  • Direct realism — Direct realism, also known as naive realism or common sense realism, is a theory of perception that claims that the senses provide us with direct awareness of the external world. In contrast, indirect realism and representationalism claim that we …   Wikipedia


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