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According to Sean Parker (co-founder of Napster and first president of Facebook), why are attention spans shrinking?
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Responses will vary. Social media platforms are designed to reward users (a “like” or a new piece of knowledge or gossip). This reward releases a spurt of dopamine in the brain, a neurotransmitter widely believed to be associated with addiction. So, we are perpetually distracted, looking for our next “hit,” which reduces our ability to concentrate and develop and maintain our attention span.


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