Internet & Attention Span

Is the internet destroying our attention span?

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Featured, Internet & Attention Span | 6 comments

Is the internet destroying our attention span?

Simply put, yes. The average attention span is five minutes. Ten years ago, it used to be 12 minutes. How can our attention span be less than half of what it used to be? What’s changed? The answer is… the internet. The internet is ever present in our society. Nowadays, you can be connected anywhere at any time to speedy internet services.   The internet has undoubtedly changed our lives. It has made information accessible to everyone. The benefits of the internet are huge. Do they outweigh the negative aspects though? We are a generation that is constantly checking our phones,...

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