Jun 12, · Current researchers argue that the average attention span of American adults has dropped and it is limited to 20, 10, or even five minutes. If this is true, the numbers are troubling since we clearly need more bandwidth to provide them with important information. The interesting question is “why?” Brain changes and short attention spans. Sep 10, · The average human attention span is now shorter than a goldfish’s — seriously. A recent study found that the average human attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in (or around the time smartphones hit the scene) to eight seconds today. In comparison, scientists believe that the goldfish has an attention span of nine seconds.
Apr 12, · Great speakers plan for optimal attention spans. The optimal attention span for an audience, i.e. the attention span that can be comfortably held by an interested human engaged in Author: Alf Rehn.