Because I'm distractable
,' said the singer-actress, who drew laughter from the crowd.
expression frown, withdrawn Clenched teeth, or disinterested quivering chin Legs Normal/relaxed Uneasy, Kicking or drawn position restless, tense up legs Activity Lying quietly, Squirming, Arched, rigid or normal position, shifting back jerking moves easily and forth, tense Cry No cry (awoke) Moans, whimpers, Crying steadily, occasional screams or sobs/ complaint repeated complaints Consolability Content, relaxed Reassured by Difficult to occasional console touching, hugging or talking to, distractable
"My brain, which is very distractable
anyway, is always being interrupted, so my concentration has got very undermined," she adds of modern technology and how we're all so 'connected' now.
Most of us are too busy or distractable
. It is not much read in Ireland or by Irish-Americans.
As cars do more of the driving themselves, alternating control between the machine and a distractable
human is "going to be a tough issue," said Philippe Crist, an OECD economist who coordinated a May 28 report on autonomous driving.
FLACC Pain Assessment Tool Categories Score 0 Score 1 Score 2 Face No particular Occasional Frequent to expression or grimace or constant frown, smile frown, clenched jaw, withdrawn, quivering chin disinterested Legs Normal position Uneasy, Kicking or legs or relaxed restless, tense drawn up Activity Lying quietly, Squirming, Arched, rigid, normal shifting back or jerking position, moves and forth, easily tense Cry No cry (awake Moans or Crying or asleep) whimpers, steadily, occasional screams or complaint sobs, frequent complaints Consolability Content, Reassured by Difficult to relaxed occasional console or touching, comfort hugging, or being talked to; distractable
Source: Merkel, Voepel-Lewis, Shayevitz, & Malviya, 1997.
vertebral cages for reconstruction after cervical corpectomy.
Having nowhere near the talent for Talmud of my father, brother, or cousins, I was much more distractable
. I was taken with an American way of life: movies, muscle cars, and the promise of reckless abandon and bounty.
TABLE 1 FLACC score Scoring Categories 0 1 Face No particular expression Occasional grimace or or smile frown, withdrawn, disinterested Legs Normal position or Uneasy, restless, tense relaxed Activity Lying quietly, normal Squirming, shifting back position moves easily and forth, tense Cry No cry, (awake or Moans or whimpers; asleep) occasional complaint Consolability Content, relaxed Reassured by occasional touching, hugging or being talked to, distractable
Scoring Categories 2 Face Frequent to constant quivering chin, clenched jaw Legs Kicking or legs drawn up Activity Arched, rigid or jerking Cry Crying steadily, screams or sobs, frequent complaints Consolability Difficult to console or comfort FLACC=face, legs, activity, cry and consolability.
The notion of entertainment to charm a distractable
, fickle public--and of entertainment as survival strategy, with performers at the edge of desperation--seems right for our times and especially right for Barton.
In one class sat Martha Will about whom I wrote, "Martha is highly distractable
. The demands of her social life seem to be a priority," and in that same class sat also Sophie Ginzburg, about whom I wrote, "Every teacher deserves a student such as Sophie.