Think you can Multitask? Think Again.

The Tech team has noticed students with 2 windows open on their desktops in the labs – one window with the class info open, the other with a game.

I’M MULTITASKING“, said one student.

“No, you aren’t. The human brain physiologically cannot multitask”, said the Computer Curmudgeon.

Bottom Line: When you THINK you are “multi-tasking” you are actually “serial mono-tasking” – i.e. doing one thing, then switching over to do the second, and back and forth. This results in doing NEITHER well – and when one of those things involves a grade, it’s not a good idea to risk that.

Don’t believe me? Read on:

 

Still think you can multitask? Think again.

 

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