Managing the Distraction – Focus Paradox

Curiosity and concentration are often at odds — but they needn’t be.

In the time you’ve set aside to read or listen to this segment, you’re likely to check your phone. You’ll probably see notifications for emails or text messages pop up on your lock screen. You won’t resist. Once you’ve started thumbing through your apps, you’ll check Twitter, too. If you use Twitter as your media feed, you may click through to an article about stocks or vacation destinations. We’ll be lucky if you make it back here.

Nicholas Carr, author of The.....

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