Attention

Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. Attention has also been referred to as the allocation of processing resources. Examples include listening carefully to what someone is saying while ignoring other conversations in a room or listening to a cell phone conversation while driving a car. Attention is one of the most intensely studied topics within psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In 1890, William James, in his textbook Principles of Psychology, remarked: “ Everyone knows what attention is.
Posts about Attention
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    … At a time of depleting attention spans and constant distractions thanks to social media and smartphones, business-to-business and business-to-consumer brands have a small window of opportunity to capture a consumer’s or fellow businesses’ attention. Those that are able to implement the most agile real-time marketing strategies…

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  • Twitter Video Ads Deliver Recall, Receptivity (Study)

    … Twitter delivers its users a steady stream of information in real-time, but video ads on the social network are still managing to capture their attention, according to a recent study, albeit one in which Twitter was involved. Twitter teamed up with Dentsu Aegis Network and MediaScience, a consumer neuro research firm, to study users’ recall…

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  • Five ways the “attention economy” is driving your business

    … By Brooke Sellas, {grow} Contributing Columnist We’re living in the age of the Attention Economy. Let me rephrase that: We’re still living in the age of the Attention Economy. Nearly 15 years ago, a book on The Attention Economy was published announcing the importance of managing attention for business and branding. And we’re still here…

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