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Are You Good At Multitasking? Maybe Not
2013-01-24 10:10:12

While reading this article, you may switch over to your email to check for messages, browse Facebook, and possibly do some task related to work. Does that make you an effective multitasker?

2012-04-30 15:38:50

People aren’t very good at media multitasking - like reading a book while watching TV - but do it anyway because it makes them feel good, a new study suggests.

2012-04-12 11:16:12

Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news.

2010-09-14 22:16:45

A new study led by Elizabeth Poposki, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, may help employers identify employees who enjoy multitasking and are less inclined to quit jobs involving multitasking.

2009-07-16 13:15:45

Training increases brain processing speed and improves our ability to multitask, new research from Vanderbilt University published in the June 15 issue of Neuron indicates.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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