Have your heard of Popcorn Brain?

Let’s talk about “Popcorn Brain” and how it’s affecting our ability to focus.
In our latest blog, we discuss this rise of a phenomenon called “Popcorn Brain.”

When I first heard of the term, I thought it’s because we gobble up gigabytes of data like it’s popcorn, streaming endless short videos and scrolling through posts until our brain is numb. Or maybe it’s because we’re so hooked on electronic multitasking that attention span is now measured in microwave minutes.
However, it’s much deeper than that. It’s actually a mental state that’s described as having a fragmented attention span, scattered thoughts, and rapidly switching from one topic to the other without hesitation. It’s basically the way our screen-overloaded thoughts swiftly transition from one topic to another, resembling popcorn kernels rapidly popping into popcorn.
This could be an issue if we need to focus and concentrate on something for a longer period of time. Experts say that limiting screen time & mindful tech use are the keys to combating popcorn brain.

What are your favorite techniques or habits for practicing mindful tech use?

Can you guys share any personal experiences where reducing screen time significantly improved your focus?

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