POINT 4: The brain can stay focused for about 10 minutes.

wpe3.jpg (45018 bytes)A frustrating fact for teachers everywhere...you can keep the attention of an audience for about 10 minutes.  After that, attention levels drop dramatically.  Every 10 minutes you will need to find a way to re-engage the attention of your audience.   

"You must do something emotionally relevant at each 10-minute mark to regain attention." - Dr. John Medina

 

 

 

Learn more about the "10-minute rule" at the Brain Rules Web site.

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