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Struggling to focus? Got distracted three times even while reading that three-word sentence? Stevie and Tessa work out how to improve their attention spans with expert advice from the world of neuroscience so they can concentrate a bit better. Unsurprisingly phones and social media aren’t helpful but, surprisingly, they discover a simple breathing trick you can try when your mind wanders that actually works.
That book recommendation: ‘The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World’
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Recorded by Naomi Parnell and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.
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