Hard to pay attention? Author Johann Hari explains why you cannot focus

In Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention, author Johann Hari says that the world is facing an attention crisis. PHOTOS: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING, KATHRIN BAUMBACH
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SINGAPORE - Several years ago, British author Johann Hari set off for Provincetown, Massachusetts, and spent three months in a small cabin by the beach without a smartphone.

His goal - to go on a digital detox and reclaim his ability to focus and think deeply.

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