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Multitasking: Not so bad for you after all?

Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news, according to a new study. Those who frequently use different types of media at the same time appear to be better at integrating information from multiple senses -- vision and hearing in this instance -- when asked to perform a specific task, new research shows.
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Study shows why some types of multitasking are more dangerous than others

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a new study that has implications for distracted drivers, researchers found that people are better at juggling some types of multitasking than they are at others. Trying to do two visual tasks at once hurt perfor... Read Post

Study finds warming Atlantic temperatures could increase range of invasive species

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (20 hours ago)

"The results will allow us to better understand how the fish communities might shift under different climate change scenarios and provide the type of environmental data to inform future decisions relating to the management and sitin... Read Post

Study Uncovers A Possible Positive Effect Of Using Multiple Forms Of Media At The Same Time

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news, according to a new study by Kelvin Lui and Alan Wong from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Their work shows that those who frequently use different type... Read Post


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