25 de agosto de 2009

High-tech jugglers

People who are regularly bombarded with several streams of electronic information do not pay attention, control their memory or switch from one job to another as well as those who prefer to complete one task at a time, a group of Stanford researchers has found.
People who are regularly bombarded with several streams of electronic information do not pay attention, control their memory or switch from one job to another as well as those who prefer to complete one task at a time, a group of Stanford researchers has found.
High-tech jugglers are everywhere - keeping up several e-mail and instant message conversations at once, text messaging while watching television and jumping from one website to another while plowing through homework assignments.are everywhere - keeping up several e-mail and instant message conversations at once, text messaging while watching television and jumping from one website to another while plowing through homework assignments.
So maybe it's time to stop e-mailing if you're following the game on TV, and rethink singing along with the radio if you're reading the latest news online. By doing less, you might accomplish more.

2 comentários:

Daniel Rodrigues disse...

Acho que isto me anda a acontecer... Desde que entro na net e até me esqueço de ver o email tendo sido esse o motivo para ligar a net.
Ou seja, o Twitter, os Blogs, as Notícias, etc etc consomem mesmo grande parte da capacidade neuronal :)

Cumps.

MANUEL HENRIQUES disse...

Eu estive de férias, uma semana sem net, e tornei-me uma pessoa melhor. Mas o criminoso volta sempre ao local do crime..