the interval during which an individual can concentrate, as on a single object, idea, or activity.
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How to use attention span in a sentence
My attention span is now short, shallow, and prone to melodrama.Superficial Empathy and Watching the Afghan Tragedy On the Little Screen | Susanna Schrobsdorff | August 22, 2021 | Time
The game has also been shown to improve attention span in adults.
What was true in Caples’ 1920s heyday is doubly so in the mobile age, when attention spans are shorter than a fruit fly’s!79% more leads without more traffic: Here’s how we did it | Walter Thompson | July 2, 2021 | TechCrunch
That was a while ago and I’m willing to bet that attention spans have decreased, especially in the past year as many of us have developed Zoom fatigue.What could possibly be better than one Google core update?; Thursday’s daily brief | George Nguyen | June 3, 2021 | Search Engine Land
I think her ability to stay focused, her attention span and all that stuff is just how she works and what goes into her game.North Texas pitcher throws a perfect game with a twist, striking out all 21 batters | Cindy Boren | April 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The human attention span is evolving in such a way that they can skip around.Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life | David Yaffe | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The more interactive the medium, the more it will stunt the attention span.
And, she said with a chuckle, he has an attention span of 11 minutes.
The coverage reflects the short attention span and limited interest in Russia in the Western press, but it may also be accurate.
This seemed far more suited to my short attention span and it seemed faster to build up a number of followers.
The attention span of students in high school and universities is not much shorter than that of their instructors: one typed page.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
Required reading for classes, according to teachers, cannot exceed the attention span of their pupils.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin