inattention


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Emmy, quite at ease, as this was her husband's only cause of disquiet, took his hand, and with a radiant face and smile began to warble that stanza from the favourite song of "Wapping Old Stairs," in which the heroine, after rebuking her Tom for inattention, promises "his trousers to mend, and his grog too to make," if he will be constant and kind, and not forsake her.
It is getting late, my Inez," he said, "and Don Augustin would be apt to reproach you with inattention to your health, in being abroad at such an hour.
Nor did I ever once, on any occasion, anywhere, during my rambles in America, see a woman exposed to the slightest act of rudeness, incivility, or even inattention.
The inattention and indolence of his manner were sufficiently relieved, to Mrs.
There had been that momentary interruption of the talk about the stove, and that temporary inattention to and distraction from one another, which is usually inseparable in such a company from the arrival of a stranger.
But that he lived so poorly and roughly, not from any plan or design, but simply from inattention and indifference.
A study has found a strong link between sweetened beverage consumption (including energy drinks) and hyperactivity or inattention in school-aged children.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are 66 percent more likely to be at risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, a new study found.
Driver inattention is the leading factor in most crashes and near-crashes," the NHSTA and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute report.
During the 22 weeks of the study, children who received telemental health (TMH) improved significantly in ADHD inattention and hyperactivity, oppositional defiant disorder, school performance, and adaptive functioning, based on the ratings provided by their parents.
INATTENTION Sentencing him, Judge Richard Keen said his behaviour leading up to the crash "indicated his manner of driving" and said a "dangerous combination" of factors led to the accident.
The introduction of an activity mini-schedule decreased inattention in all participants, yet individual outcomes varied.
Thus, the inattention that accompanies the selective attention to frequently purchased products has the potential to influence future consideration of neglected products," the authors added.
Coroner Mary Hassell said: "It could have been that there was an inattention on the part of the driver.
Experts from the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) looked at assessments of 12,251 schoolchildren in England and found there was a nine-month advantage in reading and maths for those who continuously blurted out answers, compared with those pupils who never did but had similar levels of inattention.