Focus on attention

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Emails, apps, banners, push messages, insta and cat videos; it's harder than ever to concentrate for more than a few minutes uninterrupted. Is that a problem? Yes, because to be productive in your studies and for learning new things, concentration is indispensable.

Now that you sometimes have lectures from home, it can be even harder to focus on your studies. Why is this? And what can you do about it? Time for science to come up with answers.

Attention expert and cognitive psychologist Stefan van der Stigchel helps you emerge victorious from the battle for your attention. He explains how concentration works, makes clear how we sometimes misuse our working memory and explains the latest scientific insights. But above all, he provides techniques that allow you to hold your concentration longer. In short, with this lecture you choose what deserves your attention.

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This lecture was recorded and will be made available on this site - with English subtitles. Keep an eye on the site, the videos will be added one by one. Or register for the interest list, and you will be notified when all the videos of the lecture series are set online.