think many people have this problem and it's the number one cause of wipes today even in dungeons. Tunnel Vision. It's the failure to grasp what the hell is going on and only focus on one part of the screen in this case, the middle of the screen. That's why I try to keep all my action bars and abilities on an easy to access hot key and the middle of the screen so that I can click them as well if the need be and so I remember what key is what.
I try to focus on the middle of the screen because my attention side of my brain is excellent and I can focus on things that are happening outside my line of vision. But on WoW for some reason, I cannot pay attention to things that are going on. I know the boss mechanics, I know how to heal my HPS is not the problem but I always end up pulling trash that's behind or around me, die or cause the deaths of many around me because I mess up on some simple mechanic (And let's face it they're all simple these days) and the like that gives the title of horribad to so many people these days. Just to be clear though, I don't stand in fire I'm not that much of a moronic idiot and I know the mechanics I just have a hard time concentrating on them and paying attention. My dispelling and interrupting skills are also, excellent and the best in the raid/group because it's in my line of vision.
Okay, here's a great way of explaining it. You know how when you drive a car? You're taught to move your eyes around the road to pay attention to what's going on so that you don't accidentally kill someone or yourself? You're taught to do that on WoW and RPG's/MMorpgs in general too. I can't do that, I rely on the attention part of the brain which is why I cannot get my license (I'm 27) or play WoW efficently. I'm such a horribad now and at least unlike other horribads, I actually admit it.
I don't want to be a horribad I want to be a hardcore raider like I once was and this "tunnel vision" is just bullcrap! I cannot raid, I cannot do arena, I cannot do BGs for this reason and it's pissing me off!
Anyway, the point of this topic. To those of you who had tunnel vision before, how did you cure it? For those of you who never had tunnel vision what are some of the methods that you use to fight against it? I'd like to fix my horribadness.