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Hyper attention is a cognitive style due to a generational shift in youngsters. Therefore, having a short attention span, needing a high level of stimulation, which will enable the thought process with out boredom. Hence, the stimulation comes from a source of networked or programmable media. According to N.Katherine Hayles, "Hyper attention is characterized by switching focus rapidly among different tasks, preferring multiple information streams, seeking a high level of stimulation, and having a low tolerance for boredom."[1]

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