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This book is all over the place. I feel like the authors must have been distracted when trying to structure it.Published 20 days ago by mike301
"Distracted" is a riveting read. Several times over the course of the past year, men and women have commented to me about their disappointment in the fast-paced, instant... Read morePublished 3 months ago by nana
Maggie Jackson's Distracted: The Erosion on Attention and the Coming Dark Age (ISBN 978-1-59102-623-5) offers still more commentary on a popular subject these days: the damaging... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jeff Minick
The author did a wonderful job in the book in describing why a healthy attention span is so important and what we are losing in the deterioration in our ability to focus. Read morePublished 15 months ago by ThrillCozby
It doesn't matter how one feels about the ways in which Jackson goes about exploring the nature of our distracted lives; the important thing is that she did it. Read morePublished 18 months ago by melissa o'brien
loves creative language ... overpowering, bombastic
technical language .... a penchant for going too far with the explanation ... Read more
I'm drawn to write this review on revisiting Jackson's book after reading it not long after its publication in 2008. Read morePublished 19 months ago by John Hitchcock
My profession is that of an advertising executive. In our work we're charged with garnering attention for our clients' products and service. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Richard A. Segal Jr.
The first two chapters were intriguing and played to my pre-determined opinion that our internet and screen culture has whittled away our capacity for deep and thorough... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer