Multitasking Roundup

This month we have been exploring the topic of multitasking. This roundup features articles from across the web about multitasking.

Multitasking on the Job from TalentSmart

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Does multitasking affect your job performance? Dr. Travis Bradberry discusses this, as well as the potential long-term effects of multitasking.

http://www.talentsmart.com/articles/Multitasking-Damages-Your-Brain-and-Your-Career,-New-Studies-Suggest-2102500909-p-1.html

Multitasking and Productivity from NPR

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Tempted to quickly check your email during a meeting or respond to a text while reading an article? Multitasking through the use of digital media is explained from a first-person perspective here.

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/10/19/498450445/dont-look-now-how-your-devices-hurt-your-productivity 

Risks of Multitasking from Psychology Today

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Do you think you are playing it “safe” by multitasking? Dr. Guy Winch lists 10 risks that make this behavior more dangerous than you might think.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201606/10-real-risks-multitasking-mind-and-body

Your Brain on Multitasking from CNN

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What’s going on in your brain when you are multitasking (or, more appropriately, trying to multitask)? A detailed description is provided here by Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/09/health/your-brain-multitasking/index.html

 

Author: Michelle Onofrio

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