Attention Loss feared as High-Tech Rewires Brain
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"…multitaskers were more distracted by irrelevant details and didn’t do as well as people who completed one job at a time. The Internet, though, is only part of one big virtual addiction..." Attention loss feared as high-tech rewires brain, San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 15, 2009
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Hooked on Gadgets and Paying a Mental Price
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"…While many people say multitasking makes them more productive, research shows otherwise. Heavy multitaskers actually have more trouble focusing and shutting out irrelevant information, scientists say, and they experience more stress." Hooked on Gadgets, and Paying a Mental Price, New York Times, Jun. 6, 2010
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Multitasking Makes You Stupid
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"…A growing body of scientific research shows one of jugglers’ favorite time-saving techniques, multitasking, can actually make you less efficient and, well, stupider. …People who multitask are actually less efficient than those who focus on one project at a time… It doesn’t mean you can’t do several things at the...
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Beware the Busy Manager
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"Are the least effective executives the ones who look like they are doing the most? If you listen to executives, they’ll tell you that the resource they lack most is time. But if you watch them, here’s what you’ll see: They rush from meeting to meeting, check their e-mail constantly,...
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