These historical definitions seem derived from observations of adult attention span
processes, as they assume the existence of presets and the control needed to access them.
London, Feb 6 ( ANI ): Charles Dickens' acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin has claimed that today's children do not have the required attention span
to read the author's classic, but lengthy books.
KOREA -- A study of Korean adolescents was conducted to determine whether there was a relationship between not getting enough sleep and having a poor attention span
THE average attention span
of Britons has slumped in recent years because of the pressures of modern life, according to a new study.
Right, here we go: The average attention span
of Britons has slumped in recent years because of the pressures of modern life, causing a "surge" in domestic accidents.
A survey of 1,000 adults by Lloyds TSB showed that the average attention span
had fallen from more than 12 minutes a decade ago to five minutes and seven seconds now.
So, too, Al Gore has warned that our shortened attention span
keeps us from seeing the most important (and slowest moving) story of our lives: global warming.
And even the most mature attention span
can quickly be tossed into the nearest trash receptacle if a young viewer isn't enjoying the product.
Despite what you hear about web visitors having the attention span
of a gnat, longer copy will still sell better than short.
People appreciate it, but I don't know if the general populous has that kind of an attention span
Recommended if there is a demand for the author or an established, patient readership with a good attention span
PET Shop Boy Neil Tennant has confirmed what we always knew about Robbie Williams - this singer has a very short, in fact, a tiny - attention span