TIME Magazine: “Why Everyone’s Worried About Their Attention Span—and How to Improve Yours” (Gloria Mark interviewed)

August 10, 2023

Screens present a unique minefield of distractibility, with their constant flow of notifications and information—and that’s by design, says Gloria Mark, a professor [emeritus of informatics at the University of California, Irvine, and author of Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity. … “It’s not just the fact that there’s algorithms catching our attention,” Mark says. “We have this sense that we have to respond, we have to check.”

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