First reliable evidence for ‘social acceleration’ comes from our shorter collective attention spans

Uuu, shiny.

Musical training makes your brain better at paying attention

Oh so THAT’S what I was missing!

Paying attention shuts down ‘brain noise’ that isn’t related to what we’re looking for

You can miss the forest for the trees, or the trees for the forest.

Your brain pays more attention to objects it knows are small — no matter how large they seem

Want more attention? Science says, be smaller.