Medical student concentration during lectures.


A simple procedure, based on a questionnaire, was used for the assessment of student concentration during lectures. Analysis of 1353 questionnaires from 12 lectures showed that student concentration rose sharply to reach a maximum in 10-15 min, and fell steadily thereafter. The data suggest that the optimum length of a lecture may be 30 instead of 60 min… (More)

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@article{Stuart1978MedicalSC, title={Medical student concentration during lectures.}, author={John M. Stuart and Robert James Rutherford}, journal={Lancet}, year={1978}, volume={2 8088}, pages={514-6} }