Nothing cancels the noise like parasympathetic hyperfocus.
It is easy enough to say Freud was wrong, but something goes here about what the behavior means in a more basic and, perhaps, less specifically human context.
Nor could I prove it.
Still, though, there is necessarily a reason why nothing cancels the noise like parasympathetic hyperfocus.
Image note: Don’t ask ― Detail of frame from Panty & Stocking w/Garterbelt, episode 3, “Pulp Addiction”.