Have you ever heard those individuals bragging about how they can juggle 10 things at once? Checking their email, messaging their friends, listening to music, holding a conversation, AND doing their homework… Well, turns out they can’t. At least not simultaneously.
Turns out that this multi-tasking is just lightning-quick “task-switching,” according to Stanford professors. And all this multi-tasking is lowering our productivity for all these tasks. In essence, every task other than the primary one is a distraction.
Check it out: http://www.stanforddaily.com/cgi-bin/?p=1033138. And drop the iPhone for just one second. It doesn’t need to be glued to your hand.