Why We Tune Out and What to Do About It

Explore what happens to us when we are distracted, and how this impacts our attention, listening and productivity.

Cognitive load theory

First proposed by John Sweller in 1988, cognitive load theory posits that the human brain has a limited capacity for processing information in our working memory.

“In order to truly listen, we must first learn to quiet our minds.”

Shakti Gawain.

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