Tuesday, April 16, 2019

attention span of a gnat?

Wondering about the inability or unwillingness to focus?
It’s just as you suspected; the information age has changed the general attention span. A recently published study from researchers at the Technical University of Denmark suggests the collective global attention span is narrowing due to the amount of information that is presented to the public. Released on Monday in the scientific journal Nature Communications, the study shows people now have more things to focus on – but often focus on things for short periods of time.

1 comment:

  1. Perhaps, ironically, this phenomenon, at least in part, accounts for increased interest in Yoga Meditation, Mindfulness Meditation, and other activity and practices that quiet, settle and focus the mind.

    Listening to certain kinds of music is another such activity.
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