Experiments

Survey Results: How Long Can People Focus On One Task?

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A few weeks ago, we ran a survey about the time management habits of Toggl online timer users. One of the questions was about the maximum length that people can keep their focus on only one task and here are the results:

  • 1h or less – 34.97%
  • 2h – 25.71%
  • 3h – 12.67%
  • 4h – 11.72%
  • 8h – 10.59%
  • 10h – 5.67%

In conclusion:

“Most people can’t keep their total focus on only one task for more than 1-2 hours.” Tweet this!

June 30, 2014

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