[LMB] OT: smart people failing (was Cetagandan population...)
jelbelser at comcast.net
Sun Jun 13 01:52:17 BST 2010
> I wish more people understood this. It's very, very hard for me to
> sit for any length of time without something to keep my hands busy.
> It's not that I'm ADHD or any other combination of alphabet soup.
> It's just that if my hands are occupied my brain works better!
> who doodles like crazy if not allowed any other outlet during classes
> or lectures
I've heard it called "fiddle to focus." Knitting is my fiddle. If I'm
in a meeting where the person in charge might take offense, I explain
to him or her ahead of time. Since I usually speak up and contribute
more than most, it's pretty clear that I'm paying attention.
Janet in TN
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