“Wisdom is the art of knowing what to overlook,” wrote William James, the father of American psychology research. Long ago, he identified the foremost challenge of our time: how to allocate our attention. And now, we’re beginning to discover what he foretold: that living distracted just isn’t smart.
Sunday, June 22, 2008
From the blog of Marci Alboher @ nytimes.com/shiftingcareers (or link above):