DISTRACTION

An interruption to attention or anything that draws attention away from the primary task.

DISTRACTION: "Listening to music was proving to be a distraction for Joe trying to study."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DISTRACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/distraction/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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