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You Have a Shorter Attention Span than a Goldfish

A recent study by Microsoft of 2,000 consumers discovered some interesting things. The first is that the average human attention span has gone down. In 2000 it was 12 seconds, but now people generally lose concentration after eight seconds, highlighting the effects of an increasingly digitalized lifestyle on the brain. ...

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