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until 12 December 2023

Lecture 'The impact of media on concentration abilities'

On December 12, Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor of Cognitive Psychology in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University, will give a lecture on the influence of media on concentration abilities.

In today's modern world, abundant distractions like emails, messages, banners, and cat videos make it increasingly challenging to sustain prolonged concentration. This poses a significant issue, as concentration plays a crucial role in fostering creativity and productivity in the workplace. Stefan van der Stigchel, an attention expert and cognitive psychologist, addresses this challenge in his book, providing scientific insights into concentration.

Van der Stigchel elucidates how concentration works, dispels misconceptions about the utilization of our working memory, and shares the latest scientific findings. Importantly, he equips the reader with techniques to prolong concentration, enabling them to emerge victorious in the ongoing battle for attention.

Furthermore, Van der Stigchel draws in…

In today's modern world, abundant distractions like emails, messages, banners, and cat videos make it increasingly challenging to sustain prolonged concentration. This poses a significant issue, as concentration plays a crucial role in fostering creativity and productivity in the workplace. Stefan van der Stigchel, an attention expert and cognitive psychologist, addresses this challenge in his book, providing scientific insights into concentration.

Van der Stigchel elucidates how concentration works, dispels misconceptions about the utilization of our working memory, and shares the latest scientific findings. Importantly, he equips the reader with techniques to prolong concentration, enabling them to emerge victorious in the ongoing battle for attention.

Furthermore, Van der Stigchel draws inspiration from the fundamental question of how we become conscious of the world around us, emphasizing the pivotal role our attention plays in determining what we perceive in our environment. As an expert in attention, he has authored popular books, including "Concentration" (2018) and "Mastering Your Focus" (2020). During events, attendees have the opportunity to purchase and have these books signed, with convenient payment options available via card transactions.

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