Attention And The 8-Second Attention Span

There is a popular belief that the human attention span has shrunk because of the expanding uses of technology. Some Learning and Development professionals are saying instruction must adapt to this much-lowered attention span. Here’s the problem: The evidence for a lowered attention span is fiction. In this article, I’ll discuss the fictional “research”. Then we’ll discuss what attention is and how it relates to organizational learning.

 

 

Curated from elearningindustry.com

Interesting piece debunking the notion that we have very short attention spans (due to the rise of technology). This piece explores attention as well as debunks myths around it.

   

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