About The Author

Francisco B. Ortega (Fran) graduated from the Faculty of Sport Sciences at the University of Granada, Spain (1998-2002). He did 2 separate Doctoral Theses in Exercise Physiology at the University of Granada and in Medical Sciences at the Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden). He was 4 years as a postdoc researcher in Sweden and USA (2008-2012). From 2012 to date, Fran is a Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow at the Faculty of Sport Sciences at the University of Granada; affiliated also to the Karolinska Institutet.

Geographical Variation In Attention Capacity In European Adolescents

Imagine what cognitive functions are required for comprehension and learning during adolescence? Attention is one of those crucial capacities that adolescents need for comprehension and learning processes in and out of the school setting. Attention is the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while inhibiting distractors. In fact,