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Are you Multitasking?

Most research and expert opinions say that multitasking is not good for the human brain. The term multitasking actually originated in the computer industry but has now become synonymous with human multitasking. According to researchers switching between tasks decrease productivity and lead to more errors. Since the brain is not used to handling many activities at the same time the time taken to complete the tasks is more. The large amount of information that is available nowadays in the form of different sources such as net and media creates more confusion as larger the amount of information available the more difficult it is for the brain to process it. It also leads to partial knowledge of different subjects because of focus being on a lot of information at the same time and not studying anyone thing in detail. Children also rely on the different sources of media thus not getting ... Read More