Attentiveness describes the concentration we apply to each of the
five senses (our sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing). It is
the key to all information gathering.
Attentiveness also relates
to the quality of thought used to think about the information received
through these senses.
Listening to a teacher's request, hearing
direction from an authority, reading books, or obtaining homework
assignmentsnearly every activity of work, school, and life