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12 Reasons to Stop Multitasking Now!
You’re missing out on life
Forget seeing the forest for the trees or the glass half fullpeople who are busy doing two things at once don’t even see obvious things right in front of them, according to a 2009 study from Western Washington University.
Specifically, 75% of college students who walked across a campus square while talking on their cell phones did not notice a clown riding a unicycle nearby. The researchers call this “inattentional blindness,” saying that even though the cell-phone talkers were technically looking at their surroundings, none of it was actually registering in their brains.
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