Humans Have a Shorter Attention Span Than a Goldfish

According to Time Magazine, The average attention span for the goldfish is nine seconds, but according to a new study from Microsoft Corp., people now generally lose concentration after eight seconds. They say the change highlights the affects of an increasingly digitalized lifestyle on the brain. Researchers in Canada surveyed 2,000 participants and studied the brain activity of 112 others. Microsoft found that since the year 2000, or about when the mobile revolution began, the average attention span dropped from 12 seconds to eight seconds.

Here is a link to the article… if you can pay attention that long…