# Attentional habits

Attentional habits are the Psychic energy that we spend not by our own intention. Attentional habit could formed by either biological or social instructions. Cognitive bias bias is probably a good example of how our attention could be spent not consciously by our choice. Zeigarnik Effect, for example, would take our attention to unfinished tasks.

# References

Mihaly, Flow (p. 30).

Information enters consciousness either because we intend to focus attention on it or as a result of attentional habits based on biological or social instructions.