Tag: attention symbol

How to keep your attention for less than a second, a new study finds

Attention is a key ingredient in learning, and that’s why many students and adults in both the classroom and the workplace use it to focus their attention.But it’s not always the case.As research shows, students often need to get some help with their attention in order to learn or...

When the world is distracted, it’s not just us, says Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, the BJP prime minister, is being praised for having brought the attention span back to the human brain after decades of being distracted by screens and digital distractions.In his recent address to the world, Mr Modi took a swipe at the “digital revolution”, saying it is not...

How words can trigger attention in your brain

New Scientist article A new study has found that people who are given a text that shows a man with an erection is looking at them are more likely to click on it than those who are not given a similar image.The study found that participants were more likely...