How Multitasking Can Reduce Performance And Quality of Work

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Negative effects of multitasking Archives – Faculty Focus | Higher Ed Teaching & Learning

Most of us need no research evidence to document that students are using their phones and attempting to multitask in class.

We see it all the time, and if you suspect it’s also happening when they study, research confirms that as well. In some ways, we can’t really blame students.

People are on their phones everywhere, including places where cell phones are supposed to be off..More at

10 Real Risks of Multitasking, to Mind and Body | Psychology Today

Multitasking has become such a regular part of our lives that most of us believe we can do it well, and few would imagine it was actually dangerous.

Today, the vast majority of us multitask while using our smartphones.

We play games, email, surf social media, text, and use apps and other functions while watching television, eating, doing work, or while “engaged” in a conversation with another person..More at

The Negative Effects of Multitasking in the Workplace – Occupational health in Auckland | Pre employment Medical

Employers have long been encouraging multitasking as a way of increasing employee productivity, but research shows it may do more harm than good.

Several studies have shown that high multitaskers experience greater problems focusing on important and complicated tasks, memory impairment of new subject matter, difficulty learning new material, and increased stress levels…More at

Multitasking: Why It Doesn’t Work and What You Can Do About It – Small Business Trends

Do you skip from task to task? You may want to rethink how you work before the negative effects of multitasking hurt your brain.

Many people believe themselves to be multitasking masters, but could it all be in their heads? Learn why multitasking is hurting your brain…More at

The negative effects of multitasking in the workplace | Skills Portal

With the constant flood of emails, phone calls and social media alert notifications, for most of us it seems almost impossible not to multitask on the average workday.

Although multitasking may make us feel like we are being more productive, we may in fact be holding back our own performance ability and lowering the quality of our work…More at