A recent study conducted by various universities across the nation has found that in the last five years, the average attention span of most Americans has dwindled drastically. Researchers measured attention spans by observing how long an individual would watch a television show of their choosing before becoming bored with the program and turning to some other activity. The results are startling. The average attention span falls between 1 and 3 minutes. Post-observation interviews revealed that many feel they do not have time to focus that much on television or movies.
Author: Pete Draper
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Recently, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine published findings that reveal women have the biological makeup to talk more than men because of the presence of heightened levels of specific proteins found to be linked to speech and language development portion of the brain.
In an effort to combat fan drowsiness and overall disinterest in the sport, Major League Baseball and Nintendo have engaged in preliminary negotiations to implement three inning games. This new format would allow fans to enjoy the maximum amount of baseball without fear of nodding off throughout a majority of the game. Surveys conducted by MLB researchers have yielded that 83% of fans find the games to be “extremely boring,” while 12% categorize their baseball viewing experience as “a natural sedative.” Additionally, 5% of survey-takers simply stated “baseball sucks.”
Renowned comedian Jerry Seinfeld once observed that despite all the awful attempts at attracting the opposite sex (such as honking car horns and yelling from construction sites), men were nonetheless successful at obtaining and keeping women. “Men as an organization are getting more women than any other group working in the world today,” Seinfeld joked in his HBO Broadway Special, I’m Telling You For The Last Time.