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The average TikTok user in the U.S. spends an hour and eight minutes on the app a day. The app can be distracting for high school and college students.

Is TikTok shrinking students’ attention spans?

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor November 17, 2021

The average TikTok user in the U.S. spends an hour and eight minutes on the app a day, according to a recent study from Business of Apps. Michigan State University senior Kelsi Karpinski’s watch time...

Study shows goldfish have an average of nine seconds longer attention spans than humans.

People have lower attention span than goldfish

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter September 20, 2016

A study by Microsoft Corporation found that in the last 13 years, humans' attention span dropped from 12 to eight seconds. What does this mean? We have a shorter attention span than goldfish. These...

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