Multitasking is Bad for Your Brain

Matt Stauffer

Stanford Professor Clifford Nass has just written a book called The Man Who Lied To His Laptop, and in this video he suggests that multitasking–15 browser tabs open, 2 instant messaging services, and instant notification of your email, for example–actually hurts your ability to get work done:

According to Nass, the more you multi-task, the worse you get at it, and it adversely impacts your ability to do all kinds of things a brain should do (like, you know, think.)

Clifford Nass: Multi-Tasking is Bad for Your Brain [GigaOM]

By Matt Stauffer | Posted: Nov 04, 2010
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