Sharpen Focus Of Our Mind
David Rock in his book Your Brain at Work very scientifically explains the natural tendency of human brain to get distracted.
Our brain is attracted by anything novel , with the Anterior Cingulate Cortex , the area of the brain , primarily responsible for detecting anything novel.
There is a braking mechanism though , that inhibits distractions and helps our mind focus better.This region of the brain is known as Ventro Lateral Prefrontal Cortex and this needs to judiciously made use of , to remove negativity and sharpen our focus for better results and performance.
Thus knowing the working of brain helps focus our energies in the right direction.