Attention! Is a condition of readiness involving selective narrowing and focusing one's consciousness and receptivity through applying the mind to an object of sense or thought. Be vigilant and observing an alert and drawing inferences from what one has observed. Having special knowledge from a first-hand source. Focusing one's attention on what preoccupies one. Attending to one stimulus tends to inhibit or suppress the processing of others. Alive to the thrill of danger awake to the threat of invasion. We must act with a critical awareness making a conscious effort not to make the same mistake by not being distracted by entertainment engrossment, sleep faintness or stupor.