The Fallacy of Multi-tasking ?

Guest Host:

Rebecca Roberts
The Fallacy of Multi-tasking ?

Low-tech people rejoice; new research shows serious downsides to multitasking.

Are you a good multi-tasker and proud of it? Not so fast. New research shows the more people multi-task, the less able they are to pay attention, control their memory, or switch easily from one job to another.

Guests

Lee Rainie

Founding Director, Pew Internet & American Life Project

Clifford Nass

Stanford University's Thomas M. Storke Professor of Communication; and Founder and Director of the Communication between Humans and Interactive Media Laboratory

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