Tag: attentive child

What is Attention Span?

Attention Span, a measurement of the number of milliseconds between a child’s actions and the child’s response, is the term for the time between their first and last word.A child’s attention span ranges from a few milliseconds to tens of milliseconds, with an average of five to ten milliseconds.Children...

Why are people so obsessed with ‘attention’ in the US?

Some Americans are so obsessed by ‘attentiveness’ that they consider it to be the ultimate expression of self-esteem.This is because they believe that ‘attitude’ is a form of self esteem and a reflection of a person’s ability to be successful and to achieve goals.This can be achieved by attaining...

How to deal with the Attention Disorder Clinic

More than two million children and adolescents in Australia have been diagnosed with attention disorders, according to the Australian Centre for Children’s Health, and there is a growing concern that they are being misdiagnosed.The Centre’s Dr Mark Hickey said the growing number of children who have ADHD was a...