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Multitasking

  1. 1. Multitasking
  2. 2. Whats the problem?• Negatively affects the brain.• Not capable.• Causes addiction.• People dont know.
  3. 3. What is multitasking?• Doing multiple tasks at the same time.• Also involves task-switching.• Tasks can be simple or complex.• A myth.
  4. 4. Science Proves it isntPossible• 97% of people cant.• Only 3% are "supertaskers".• Still continue to multi-task.• Believe they are good.
  5. 5. Lets Look at the Brain
  6. 6. Multitasking Damages theBrain• Relevant/Irrelevant information.• Diminished powers of mental organization.• Memorized information to Cognitive thinking.• Cant switch between tasks.• Some multitaskers are worse socially.
  7. 7. Wastes a lot of time.• You have 3 projects.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 131 1 2 2 3 3 1 1 2 2 3 1 2
  8. 8. How can we stop it?• Realization Inc.• Change our behavior.• Schedule projects slightly after each other.• Spread the word.
  9. 9. Bibliography• Keim, Brandon. "Is Multitasking Bad For Us?" PBS. PBS, 02 Oct. 0012. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/is-multitasking-bad.html>.• Blakeslee, Sandra. "Multitasking Drains Brain." Multitasking Drains Brain. Union-TribunePublishing Co., 31 July 2001. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://www.ccbi.cmu.edu/news/sandiegouniontribune-dualtask.html>.• "Multi-Tasking Adversely Affects Brains Learning, UCLA Psychologists Report."ScienceDaily.ScienceDaily, 26 July 2006. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/07/060726083302.htm>.• Telis, Gisela. "Multitasking Splits the Brain." - ScienceNOW. American Association for theAdvancement of Science, 15 Apr. 2010. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/04/multitasking-splits-the-brain.html>.• Holden, Constance. "Multitasking Muddles the Mind?" - ScienceNOW. American Association forthe Advancement of Science., 25 Aug. 2009. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2009/08/25-02.html>.• Cree, Chris. "Social Media Stimulates Dopamine Leading to Click Addiction."SuccessCREEationsInc. SuccessCREEations Inc, 30 Nov. 2010. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://successcreeations.com/2774/social-media-stimulates-dopamine-leading-to-click-addiction/>.
  10. 10. More Bibliography• Gupta, Sanjeev. "How to End Organizational Multitasking and Do More Work, Faster."Howto End Organizational Multitasking and Do More Work, Faster. AMA—AmericanManagement Association, 5 Apr. 2013. Web. 21 May 2013. <http://www.amanet.org/training/articles/How-to-end-organizational-multitasking-and-do-more-work->.• Rosen, Christine. "The Myth of Multitasking." The New Atlantis-A Journel of Technology &Science. The New Atlantis, n.d. Web. 22 May 2013. <http://faculty.winthrop.edu/hinera/CRTW-Spring_2011/TheMythofMultitasking_Rosen.pdf>.• Gupta, Sanjeev. "How Employers Can Make Us Stop Multitasking." HBR Blog Network.N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2013. <http://www.realization.com/pdf/articles/HBR-How-Employers-Can-Make-Us-Stop-Multitasking.pdf>.• "Stop Multitasking!" Rejuvenate Meetings. Rejuvenate Meetings, n.d. Web. 21 May 2013. <http://www.rejuvenatemeetings.com/2012/07/20/stop-multitasking/>.

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