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Cristel Russell Featured in Article on Diminishing Attention Spans in USA Today

February 23, 2022  | 1 min read

It’s unclear whether the COVID era has had a quantifiable effect on our attention spans, though experts say mental exhaustion is widespread. People have also gotten used to binging, piecemealing, pausing and stopping entertainment over the last two years, says Cristel Russell, Professor of Marketing at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. Dr. Russell was quoted in the story, running in USA Today and posted in the Chicago Sun-Times, focusing on pandemic fatigue, leaving people demotivated and exhausted with regular tasks. 

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