How successful golfers stay focused on those crucial shots
Meta-attention is a dynamic process, an internal algorithm that handles our attention, it’s knowledge and awareness.
It is an awareness of the spotlight that we are shining on the object of our attention while being in control of where the spotlight is moving or can be moved.
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