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Why there’s no such thing as multitasking


On the HBR.org blog, Paul Atchley insists we can't multitask, so we should stop trying.

Atchley points out that although we feel productive when trying to juggle lots of different tasks, in reality that kind of behaviour makes us less effective in our work.

He says: "Based on over a half-century of cognitive science and more recent studies on multitasking, we know that multitaskers do less and miss information.

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