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npr.org - 23 readers, 2 Tweets - Don't believe the multitasking hype, scientists say. New research shows that we humans aren't as good as we think we are at doing several things at once — but it also found a skill that gives us an evolutionary edge. Researchers say humans are merely very good at switching their attention from task to task.
huffingtonpost.com - 13 readers - The time it would take for us to binge-watch the complete first season of "Orange Is The New Black" is equivalent to the amount of time we actually spend each week dealing with email. That's 13 hours -- 28 percent of our workweek -- the...
forbes.com - 4 readers - Multitasking isn’t what you think. You’re really just switching back and forth between tasks really quickly, according to Guy Winch, Ph.D, author of Emotional First Aid. Our brains have only a certain amount of attention and productivity to be delegated out at once. Dr. Winch refers to the image of a [...]
huffingtonpost.com - 6 readers - The following is excerpted from Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace We would like to believe that attention is infinite, but it isn't. That is why mult...
dailymail.co.uk - 9 readers - According to data compiled by New York-based app Locket, some users unlock their devices up to 900 times over the course of a day.
vanityfair.com - 9 readers - Hanging out with the president—on the basketball court, in the White House residence, and on Air Force One—provides an eye-opening lesson in what it takes to lead the free world, as well as an unparalleled portrait of Barack Obama.
lifehacker.com - 9 readers - Learning how to say no is one of the most useful skills you can develop, especially when it comes to living a more productive and healthy life. Saying no to unnecessary commitments can give you the time you need to recover and rejuvenate. Saying no to daily distractions can give you the space you need to focus on what is important to you. And sa...
lifehacker.com - 9 readers - iOS (Jailbroken): The iPhone's a great little time-wasting device, but if you don't like the fact that you're launching Facebook 600 times a day, then AppCap is a new jailbreak app that blocks any app you choose for a specified amount of time.
inc.com - 10 readers - Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.
fastcompany.com - 9 readers - Ever wondered if productivity experts practice what they preach? We took a look at their workspaces to find out.