The president of the United States of America is often said to be one of the most powerful positions in the world. But of all the US presidents accused of abusing that power, only one has left office as a result. Does Richard Nixon deserve to be remembered for more than the scandal that ended his presidency? Alex Gendler puts this disgraced president’s legacy on trial.
Let’s say that it would take you ten minutes to solve this puzzle. How long would it take if a baby koala was incessantly clawing at the back of your neck? Longer, right? Because the pain would distract you from the task.
Well, maybe not. It depends on how you handle pain. Some people use tasks to distract them from pain, and they actually do the task faster and better when they’re in pain than when they’re not. Other people just set their minds wandering to distract themselves from pain.