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Jury Economics: Steal Back Your Jurors’ Attention

March 2022 Bar Bulletin

“The average college student spends just 65 seconds on each task. The average office worker spends just three minutes. Even the average Fortune 500 CEO gets only 28 minutes of uninterrupted focus a day.”

According to Johann Hari, author of the new book, Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention — and How to Think Deeply Again, we are now living in a serious crisis of attention. Recent articles by Fast Company and The New York Times discuss Mr. Hari’s idea that we have not become weak or lost the will to focus. Instead, he suggests we have been hacked by a combination of forces working against our ability to work...

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