Attention

The Need for Attention

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Humans crave attention, whether we care to admit it or not. For some people, this manifests as the desire for fame and fortune, while for others it can be as simple as feeling as though someone is proud of you. But it's there in all of us, that little selfish streak that wants people to notice you.

10 Signs You're Digitally Distracted

Frances Booth | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Frances Booth

We often don't even realise that we're digitally distracted, or notice how much our behaviour has changed. But by being aware of this, and making simple changes, we can make a huge difference to our productivity, health, and relationships.

The Art of Getting Attention: Has Attention Become Our Most Valuable Commodity

Planet Ivy | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Planet Ivy

Attention has become a valuable commodity, especially its hairier cousin, fame. We live at a time where mass communication is ubiquitous, so getting people to notice you is easier than it has ever been. But despite the well-known phrase, not all publicity is good publicity.

Can You See The Dancing Gorilla In This CT Scan? 83% Of Radiologists Couldn’t

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK

Look carefully at the lung scan below. Do you notice anything strange about it? If you didn't spot the dancing gorilla in the top right hand corne...

The Attention-Seeking of North Korea

Mike Bonnet | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Mike Bonnet

This is not the North Korean way. By all means be a threat to world peace, that's what you do best, but please try and be a little bit less showy with it. Remember the quiet dignity of your secret nuclear weapons programme? Oh how we feared you then, but we also respected you.

We're Rapidly Running Out of Our Rarest Commodity: Attention

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Fletcher-Brown

Is it time to take stock and look at where our time goes? Do we have time to switch off the smart phone (we ignore the TV anyway) and spend time in real-time with people we want to be with?

The Inside Story on UK Teenagers

Natasha Devon | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Natasha Devon

A young female rioter famously told a BBC cameraman at the time "we want to show what we can do", which is of course a euphemism for 'look at us!'. The message was clear - we'd made Britain's teenagers feel undervalued for far too long and now we were in the midst of their collective temper tantrum.