@Kathaja Yeah. I think the internet just kills attention span, specifically social media. I have a tab open for this masto account, another browser entirely for curator, whatsapp chatting to a friend, email tabs, bookface - if any one of those pings, my thought-train doesn't just derail, it careens into the void XD
@sikkdays I know I've read a bunch of articles claiming it, but don't recall offhand whether they linked to actual studies or if they were just speculation
@welshpixie The instantaneous nature of the internet seems adjacent to focus issues as well. "A 4 minute youtube video cannot teach me to make beautiful mandalas like you? Forget it."
@sikkdays Hah, absolutely. Having everything instantly available at our fingertips might well condition us to want everything instantly available at our fingertips.
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