Check out this article that discusses recent studies on student multitasking during class time. The studies provide some hard evidence that multitasking = diminished academic performance. So if you’re serious about being a good student, work on your powers of focusing on just one thing during class . . . class!
“Students Think They Can Multitask. Here’s Proof They Can’t” (Dr. Maryellen Weimer, Faculty Focus, 9/26/12).
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Related reading around the web:
- Only 2% of People Can Multitask Successfully [INFOGRAPHIC] (mashable.com)
- Multitasking (onlinecollege.org)
- Is High-Tech Multitasking Making Us Dangerously Stupid? (psychologytoday.com)