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Using technology to help with attention problems

31 August 2020

Many people have problems with focusing and maintaining attention. People who have ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) experience these kinds of problems particularly acutely. This survey is for anyone who has problems with attention, including those with ADHD, and explores what kinds of attention problems you have, how you deal with them and whether you use technology in any way to help. It is the first step towards creating an app to help with attention problems.

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Ethical approval

This study has been approved by the Physical Sciences Ethics Committee at the University of York.

About the researcher

I'm a Masters Student at the University of York, studying human centred interactive technologies. Both myself and my supervisor suffer from attention problems, so are particularly interested in this area and want to develop apps to help people deal with their attention problems.

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