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in·at·ten·tion

 (ĭn′ə-tĕn′shən)
n.
Lack of attention, notice, or regard.

in•at•ten•tion

(ˌɪn əˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
lack of attention; negligence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inattention - lack of attention
basic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
heedlessness, inattentiveness - a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
distraction - an obstacle to attention
disregard, neglect - lack of attention and due care
attending, attention - the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

inattention

Translations
عَدَم إنتِباه
nepozornost
uopmærksomhed
eftirtektarleysi; skeytingarleysi
dikkatsizlik

inattention

[ˌɪnəˈtenʃən] N (= inattentiveness) → falta f de atención; (= neglect) → falta f de interés, desinterés m

inattention

[ˌɪnəˈtɛnʃən] nmanque m d'attention

inattention

nUnaufmerksamkeit f; inattention to detailUngenauigkeit fim Detail

inattention

[ˌɪnəˈtɛnʃn] n inattention (to)mancanza di attenzione (per or nei confronti di), disattenzione f (per or nei confronti di)

inattentive

(inəˈtentiv) adjective
not paying attention; not attentive. This pupil is very inattentive in class; an inattentive audience.
ˌinatˈtention noun
ˌinatˈtentiveness noun
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That people have such mental content is acknowledged in well-known psychoanalytical views, but no less so in neurophysiological literature in terms such as selective attention, selective inattention, perceptual filtering, and being less aware of mental content in doing activities semi-automatically, for example when driving a car, dressing, etc.
Selective inattention to research that contradicts one's promotional efforts is a serious ethical violation, as is creating problems that can only be solved by the client's product.
However, as academic and professional training pressures mount, like most undergraduates, they too maximize their 'grade yield' by selective inattention to certain courses, particularly those that are part of the general core curriculum, but outside their majors.

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