Brain game sharpens focus, reduces anxiety

Playing a simple brain game that involves identifying shapes can sharpen your focus and reduce anxiety.

Phone notifications kill concentration: Study
Phone notifications kill concentration: Study

Mobile phone notifications can ruin your focus even if you do not actually pick up the phone to respond to them, a study says.

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2015 to focus on equality

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan today announced the return of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) which will run from August 14 this year with a theme of 'Equality' apart from raising funds for Royal Melbourne Children's Hospital.

Noah and the Whale split to focus on solo projects

English rock band Noah and the Whale are splitting up to focus on solo projects. The band issued a statement on Facebook thanking fans for an "incredible eight years together".

We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi
We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan need to focus and invest a lot in its domestic cricket in order to be able to compete in a rapidly changing game at the global level.

Our eyes 'see' what they want

Even when we need to focus on just one dimension of an object, our eyes tend to take not of several others like color, texture, and luminance, whether we want to or not, says a new research.

Idris Elba focus of new Nelson Mandela documentary
Idris Elba focus of new Nelson Mandela documentary

Actor Idris Elba's personal journey exploring the music of South Africa and Nelson Mandela, while coping with the death of his father, is the subject of the just-released documentary "Mandela, My Dad and Me".

Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?
Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?

There is bad news for fans of Hollywood cinema and superstar Will Smith in India. Those holding their breath for his new "Focus" will have to wait longer.

Calorie counting may affect the ability to focus

 Counting calories may help you shed a few pounds but the habit may adversely affect your ability to focus when you need it the most, new research suggests.

`Focus` snatches US box office gold

Sexy con-artist flick "Focus" stole the top spot at North American box offices this weekend, vaulting over hit bondage film "Fifty Shades of Grey," industry estimates showed Sunday.

Werder Bremen's Ukrainian boss Viktor Skripnik fears for family in war-torn country
Werder Bremen's Ukrainian boss Viktor Skripnik fears for family in war-torn country

Werder Bremen`s Ukrainian coach Viktor Skripnik admits he struggles to focus on football amidst daily worries about his family in war-torn Ukraine.

Brain signals that help people focus identified

In a first, researchers from McGill University have identified a network of neurons in a particular area of the brain that helps people focus whether they are driving a car or performing a surgery.

Cult filmmaker Robert Altman in focus at MFF
Cult filmmaker Robert Altman in focus at MFF

Robert Altman, a cult figure from Hollywood who introduced new techniques and trends in the field of cinema, was in the spotlight at the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which screened a documentary chronicling his life.

IFFI 2014 will focus on Chinese cinema: Director

 

Panaji: On the backdrop of India inking the film co-production treaty with China, organisers of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) have decided to focus Chinese cinema in its upcoming edition scheduled to be held in November.

Rajkummar Rao excited about film on road trip

The fact that Bejoy Nambiar`s next film ‘Focus’ is a based on a road trip, makes its lead actor Rajkummar Rao all the more excited about it.

Will Smith to star in `Brilliance`

Will Smith is in talks to star in a movie adaptation of Marcus Sakey`s novel `Brilliance`.

Kristen Stewart walks out of thriller `Focus`

After Ben Affleck`s departure from ‘Focus’ in December, the film`s female lead Kristen Stewart has now reportedly exited the project.

Ben Affleck pulls out of `Focus`

Ben Affleck has pulled out of upcoming comedy ‘Focus’ due to time crunch.

Autistic people have greater ability to focus

People with autism have a greater than normal capacity for processing information even from rapid presentations and are better able to detect information defined as "critical", a new study has claimed.

Minority quota proposed to shift focus: BJP

The political row over sub-quota for minorities escalated with BJP alleging that the reservation promise was aimed at diverting focus from corruption.