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Tag: Multitasking

Multitasking: It’s Dangerous and It Doesn’t Really Exist

Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin summarizes the latest research into the neurological effects of so-called multitasking in a world where email, Facebook and instant messaging demand our attention more or less constantly.

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 READ MORE

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Multitasking Our Way to Distraction

What do we stand to gain from all our gadgetry in this, our wired (not to mention wireless) era? Improved manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination? The ability to soundly defeat pixelated alien hordes via video games?

Posted on Jun 7, 2010 READ MORE

Now, Where Was I?

It turns out watching TV while Twittering and surfing the Web may make one focus poorly, remember less and distract easily.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009 READ MORE

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