Mar 10, · And there are statistics too. They say that the average attention span is down from 12 seconds in the year to eight seconds now. That is less than the nine-second attention span of your. Sep 10, · 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.
May 15, · Humans now have less of an attention span than a goldfish (nine seconds average). The decrease was seen across all age groups and genders in the study. Those in the age bracket of 18 to 34 had a 31 percent high sustained attention span compared to those age 55 and over at 35 percent. Apr 17, · Global attention span is narrowing and trends don't last as long, study reveals This article is more than 1 year old Research combed from everything from movie tickets to social media finds more Author: Dream Mcclinton.