News tagged with multitasking
(Medical Xpress) -- Historically, perceptual and response rates when multitasking have been interpreted as being limited by independent bottlenecks. While a more recent view suggests that a common bottleneck ...
Neuroscience Aug 24, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (13) | 2 |
Working mothers may have to juggle more tasks than their husbands, but the long-held belief that women are better than men at multitasking is a myth, according to new Swedish research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (10) | 7
Most people believe they can multitask effectively, but a University of Utah study indicates that people who multitask the most – including talking on a cell phone while driving – are least capable of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Too much screen time can be detrimental to girls 8 to 12 years old, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for greater social wellness.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
In a new study that has implications for distracted drivers, researchers found that people are better at juggling some types of multitasking than they are at others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 7 |
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.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using multiple forms of media at the same time – such as playing a computer game while watching TV – is linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression, scientists have found for the first ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (10) | 1 |
The pattern of blood flow in the prefrontal cortex in the brains alters with age during multi-tasking, finds a new study in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Neuroscience. Increased blood volume, measured using oxygen ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news, according to a new study by Kelvin Lui and Alan Wong from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Their work shows that those who frequently use different ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Need to do some serious multitasking? Some training in meditation beforehand could make the work smoother and less stressful, new research from the University of Washington shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Ancient wisdom tells us to "stop and smell the roses" and to "live for the moment." Given our busy lives, it's no surprise that this advice is often easier said than done. Many of us multitask not only our ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Young people with autism may find it difficult to multitask because they stick rigidly to tasks in the order they are given to them, according to research led by an academic at the University of Strathclyde.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0