Short Attention Span Theater

5 secondsThe average adult American reader can peruse and comprehend 300 words per minute.  In five seconds (typical human attention span), this equates to 25 words.

Those first two sentences.  That’s it.  That’s the attention span for humans.  The goldfish could have read this second paragraph too.

Are you considering this when creating your learning solutions?  Or is it more fun to smack your learners upside the head with the latest business tome?

And if you want to check out your reading speed, just click here and see how you compare with the average adult American reader.

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