Humans have shorter attention span than goldfish, thanks to smartphonesUploader: Kazrataxe 2 month ago Subscribe 8
The validation is not case sensitive. That is less than the nine-second attention span of your average goldfish. For time-on-task measurements, the type of activity used in the test affects the results, as people are generally capable of a longer attention span when they are doing something that they find enjoyable or intrinsically motivating. Attention spans are getting shorter. Percent of words read on web pages with words or less: Some authors, such as Neil Postman in his book, Amusing Ourselves to Death , believe that the attention span of humans is decreasing as use of modern technology, especially television, increases.