Attention Span: BCM240 · BCM240

4. Attention Span- Secondary Research and Overall Evaluation

The idea of media multitasking is described in the research project “Cognitive Control in Media Multitaskers,” published by Stanford University in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2011). It explains how overtime we have become multitaskers when it comes to media, meaning that when watching TV we are also on our phones or when we are on… Continue reading 4. Attention Span- Secondary Research and Overall Evaluation

Attention Span: BCM240 · BCM240

3. Attention Span- Primary Research (2)

As another element to my primary research was the use of all the videos available online surrounding the idea of selective attention span (Selected attention can then be viewed as the process by which people find something upon which to concentrate, and the level of concentration they can continue to exert as distractions arise [WiseGeek,… Continue reading 3. Attention Span- Primary Research (2)

Attention Span: BCM240 · BCM240

1. Attention Span- Preliminary Proposal

The topic I am going to be researching is the comparison of attention spans of younger generations versus older generations. With the younger generations being surrounded by so much new and innovative technologies it will be interesting to find out whether it has affected their attention spans in anyway. It is often that I sit… Continue reading 1. Attention Span- Preliminary Proposal