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March 29, 2023
Salon

"Like a frog in boiling water": How Big Tech stole our ability to focus

Informatics Professor Gloria Mark explains why letting your mind wander is good for your brain, and how to regain your lost attention span.

Salon talked recently to Mark about why we keep throwing ourselves into "attention traps," the myths of sustained focus and learning how to find the "empty time" in our distracted days while still living in our real and infinitely diverting world.

Read the full interview on Salon.