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 |
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)—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 |
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
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have pinpointed a reason older adults have a harder time multitasking than younger adults: they have more difficulty switching between tasks at the level of brain ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 5 |
Multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television set and the information on their computer screen proved to be driven to distraction by the two devices, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(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 |
(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 |
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 |
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