Research Highlights – January 2019

Our ability to do things well suffers when we try to complete several tasks at once.  But new research published in the journal Psychological Science, shows ironically, that merely believing that we’re multitasking can boost our performance by making us more engaged in the tasks at hand.

Multitasking is often a matter of perception and it can even be thought of as an illusion.  But, regardless of whether people actually engage in a single task or multiple tasks, making them perceive this activity as multitask.....

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