Tag: average attention span

How ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Star Trek’ became icons for nerds

By LIZ SANTINAPOPRA, AP WriterIn “Star Wars,” a character called “Jedi Master Yoda” leads the galaxy to a new age of peace.In “Star Trek,” an alien race called the Borgs have invaded Earth.In an era of social media and instant gratification, a couple of people with the same name...

How much time do you spend in front of a computer?

Posted November 07, 2018 08:18:38I used to spend a lot of time reading the news on my phone.It was a good way to keep up on the latest news and news from around the world.Then, in December 2018, a friend bought me a smartphone, which I’ve been using for...

How to manage your attention span

CAROLINA Attention Specialist – Carla Carrera – Carolina Panthers article Carla is an attention specialist and coach at Carolina Panthers’ practice facility in Sunrise, Florida.She has worked for the Panthers for more than 15 years, coaching in various aspects of their team, including goaltending, defensive and special teams.CAROLANO CAROLANNES...

How to become more attentive with your toys

When it comes to attention, there’s one simple solution: Train yourself to be more attentive.A new study suggests you can boost your attention span by using a variety of tasks that encourage you to pay attention.Read moreRead moreAbout three-quarters of adults in the United States report having trouble concentrating...

Why does courtroom attention blink?

Posted May 06, 2018 12:04:33In a court room, you’ll hear judges, lawyers and corrections officers talking about the same thing: Attentional blink.“There are two basic types of attentional blink,” says Professor Susan Skelton.“Attentional blinking is when a person can focus on a particular thing without having to consciously look...