ADD Forums - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support and Information Resources Community  

Go Back   ADD Forums - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support and Information Resources Community > ADULTS AND ADD/ADHD > Adult Education
Register Blogs FAQ Chat Members List Calendar Donate Gallery Arcade Mark Forums Read

Adult Education This forum is to discuss issues related to ADD and higher education.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 02-13-08, 07:24 PM
A1A5KA's Avatar
A1A5KA A1A5KA is offline
ADDvanced Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 124
Thanks: 42
Thanked 68 Times in 41 Posts
A1A5KA has a spectacular aura aboutA1A5KA has a spectacular aura about
What do you tend to hyperfocus on?

For me, it varies. Sometimes I'll just get distracted by something and find my self spending hours finding out about it - when I should be doing something else. I'm thinking specifically about the post from the General ADD talk forum (I don't remember the author, sorry) about you know you have ADD if you pull up Wikipedia to look up something for your history paper and a few hours later you know all there is to know about the mating habits of the preying mantis!

Of course, for me, the internet is a real problem, since the information is so readily available, it's easy to get side tracked. But I even do it with print books, the last time I found a new author I like, I ended up reading all 21 of his books before I lost my interest.

Sometimes it's really useful though. After spending weeks procrastinating and not studying, I pulled an all day, all night cram session just before my first biology test of the semester. We got the results back today. I got a 93. Not too bad at all.

So anyhow, what sorts of things do you tend to hyperfocus on?

Amy
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to A1A5KA For This Useful Post:
mendicantsoul (05-28-08)
 

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A few blurbs I found regarding Hyperfocus Crazy~Feet General ADD Talk 271 12-21-17 02:02 AM
Hyperfocus... Xero General ADD Talk 15 02-03-08 02:18 PM
What's the difference between hyperfocus and hypomania Dan_77 Bipolar 10 01-06-07 01:26 PM
Hyperfocus - do you experience it? Bob1951 General ADD Talk 37 11-10-05 03:04 PM
hyperfocus and adderall Fly Away Adderall 8 06-10-05 11:24 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) 2003 - 2015 ADD Forums