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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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It is claimed that today's youth - the so-called millennials and Generation Z - have an attention span (8 seconds) shorter than that of a goldfish (9 seconds).
Here, the attention span is less so the idea conveyed needs to be crisp and clear.
According to a largely overlooked 2015 study commissioned by Microsoft, humans have regressed from a 12-second attention span to an eight-second attention span since 2000.
A few years back, an informal study had concluded that the average attention span of an American is eight seconds -- less than that of a goldfish!
The project builds human sense into robots to improve the focus and attention span of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Things like poor attention span and mood swings come within the territory.
According to a recent study by Microsoft, humans have a shorter attention span than a goldfish.
A 2015 study revealed that thanks to our constant smartphone use, humans now have an attention span shorter than goldfish.
BRITS have an average attention span of just 14 minutes, a study found.
Definitely gamechanging and it's revolutionising life for blind people." Zen Lenton: "Google is now an AI and machine learningfirst organisation." Helen Dalby: "Human attention span is now just eight seconds - that's one second less than a goldfish!
The CNBC comScore interview focused on attention span as it relates to video.
It gives you a long attention span and moreover when you then progress to doing Latin and Greek, it gives you many things all for the price of one, in one lesson you can learn logic, structure, language, grammar.

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