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Unformatted text preview: For instance, if you were listening to somebody talking on the street, your brain would focus on the sound of their voice and the visual image of the person talking. It is as though the person talking and the sound of their voice were the foreground of your perception and everything else were background. The brain does this quite automatically. So you can choose your area or focus quite deliberately (You can choose what will be foreground and what will be background) The first strategy to prevent information overload...
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