Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Multitasking Is a Myth, and to Attempt It Comes at a Neurobiological Cost

This is also true when trying to do homework, listen to music, and monitoring social networks.

Published on May 9, 2016
Multitasking is a myth, says McGill University Psychology Professor Daniel Levitin. Switching focus across tasks comes at a neurological cost, depleting chemicals we need to concentrate. Levitin's latest book is "The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload" (

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