Updated: Aug 28, 2020
A study by Gloria Mark, a professor of computer science at the University of California, in partnership with Humboldt University in Berlin, showed that the human brain needs approximately 23 minutes to entirely focus on something. The study adds that, on average, our concentration is interrupted every three and a half minutes. When you are involved in several projects, which require your full attention, the task list tends to seem endless and constant daily distractions. These are the ingredients that lead us into thinking that the final goal is too distant.