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#101B  MIND NARROWLY FOCUSED
I find comfort in not seeking out factsor exposing myself to beliefs, and valuesthat would necessitate some revising of my associated worldview framework. (One might call it pre-meditated ignorance!) I'm often able to ignore facts that produce psychological discomfort.  I'm generally unable to live with facts, beliefs, and values that are inconsistent with each other. I like to "keep it simple, stupid," and often refuse to deal with issues requiring my mind range widely in space and time, or the complexity of simultaneously holding conflicting beliefs.

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More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #101B:  Mind Narrowly Focused

Cognitive Dissonance (from online encyclopedia)
Mental Maps (dwelling near center of space / time mental maps, from online encyclopedia)
Reality Tunnel  (from online encyclopedia)
KISS Principle (from online encyclopedia)
"What’s Your Time Perspective?" by Jane Collingwood (article based on time types of Stanford professor posted on PsychCentral)
The Difference Between Open-Minded and Closed-Minded People (Farnam Street Sept 2017 blog)
Simple thinking in a complex world is a recipe for disaster by David Green    (December 14, 2016 post on The Conversation)
The Roots and Dangers of Closed-Minded Ideological "Thinking" by David Ropeik (essay posted on Psychology Today Dec 6 2011)
"Didn't spot the dancing gorilla in famous video? Why people suffer from 'inattention blindness'" (April 11 2011 post on The Daily Mail)
Framing (Social, Cultural Filtering Context, from online encyclopedia)
Compartmentalization (psychology concept, from online encyclopedia)
Should I Pursue a Specialist or Generalist Function?, by R. Matuson (the issue in a career counseling context)
Breadth vs. Depth: A Premature Polarity, by E.D. Hirsch (the issue in an educational context)
The Psychology of Scarcity (how lack of narrows one's perspective, article/book review, in print edition of The Economist August 31 2013)
Gazing vs. Focusing: Rods vs Cones / Wide Soak vs. Tunnel Vision by Don Lehman Jr   
The Lost Art of Focus: Multi-tasking vs. Mono-tasking by Jason Montero (October 2009 article)
The Myth of Multi-tasking: Focus or Fail by Adam Singer (July 2009 post on The Future Buzz)
Attentional Control (from online encyclopedia)
“Self-Centered Cultures Narrow Your Viewpoint” by Roxanne Khamsi (New Scientist July 2007 article)
tunnel vision in making business decisions
Management Horizons: Quick and Dirty Short-termism (report from The Economist October 8 2016)
"Mindfulness Training May Help Focus Attention" by Megan Brooks (report posted on Medscape website Jan 21 2014)
 
 

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