Stopping/preventing (inhibition) distraction is difficult.

Inhibiting action potential 0G3G2B is expensive 0G3A2A and contributes significantly to ego depletion 0G1F0E2. If adequate resources are not availabile, inhibition opportunities start failing and can become beholden to impulses. Stopping an action that has started is significantly more expensive than preventing it; having a name for actions that should be prevented helps bring them to attention before starting the action.