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attention span

n.
The length of time during which a person can concentrate on a subject or idea.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.attention span - the length of time you can concentrate on some idea or activity
span - the complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour"
Translations

attention span

nKonzentrationsvermögen nt; to have a very short attention spansich nur sehr kurz konzentrieren können

attention span

ncapacità f inv di concentrazione
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In "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," author Michael Wolff has questioned Trump's mental fitness, portraying him as child-like with a short attention span.
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According to the BBC, Alec also revealed that when they were not playing sport, Swann was hyperactive and was unable to sit still for any length of time, along with a very short attention span.
I know, we have normally defined a "birdbrain" as a stupid person or someone with a short attention span, but starlings (particularly their leaders) have proved that definition is more applicable to those we seem determined to elect, and we for electing them.
Other telltale signs are the child sitting too near to the television or holding a book very close, frequent rubbing of itchy, watery eyes, a dislike of reading or writing, a short attention span when reading or difficulty writing in a straight line.
I'm not too worried about Suarez leaving though because usually the type of peoplewho chant this rubbish have got a short attention span anyway and by next season they''ll be looking for someone else to abuse.
They may be easily distracted, restless, and have a short attention span.
The concept of the Elevator Speech Effect provides business people with a tool for creating influence and interest in today's short attention span market, showing how an idea, project or service can be placed in a more effective message From building a case using six effective arguments to using your best material in new ways, this is an outstanding presentation any business collection needs
The ultra-contemporary typeface is for readers with a short attention span.
Each chapter includes case vignettes and ideas on dealing with common problems such as repetitive behaviors, obsessions, rigid thinking, short attention span, sexuality and relationships, and mental health issues.
Reform advocates worry that these efforts will lose momentum because Congress tends to have a short attention span.
He's going to need a lot longer than that and with such a short attention span on the average American voter I'm concerned that they won't give him the time he needs.