Attention Span

Attention span is the amount of concentrated time a person can spend on a task without becoming distracted. Wikipedia

Distraction hurts. In today’s always connected mobile phone world, we get distracted all the time. Attention span has been continuously reducing for most of us. Concentration challenge leads to tasks not done or done clumsily. Yes, there are ways to increase attention span in kids and young adults.

Meditation, listening to music and regular exercise leave a lasting positive impact. Moreover, encouraging kids to ask questions is also a proven way to help kids grow their appetite for concentrated time. However, if your kid is not able to cope up with age related activity for a prolonged time, consulting a child psychiatrist is a must do task.

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