Why Multitasking Sucks.
Mediocre is the new norm these days there is no doubt, but why?? It appears that MULTITASKING may be taking some of the blame. With today’s smaller work forces and readily available technology everyone is taking on more responsibilities and trying to accomplish them in a regular work day.
You too? Well, if you are trying to multitask at work in an effort to improve your productivity know this, you’re actually not giving yourself the best chance at success.
In an online lecture released this week from West Virginia University, professor Elizabeth Cohen details that the brain is limited in its natural sensitivity to interference and it leads to cognitive bottlenecks that allow it to only process a limited number of things at one time. Apparently the brain has a finite pool of resources to use. And, that’s more finite for some than others!