Why the human brain can't multitask

Why the human brain can't multitask
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Sometimes when you're feeling a bit like the proverbial rabbit in headlights, you need a little something to lean on and this is just that. In this high octane lifestyle fuelled by speed of likes and instant news that travels around the world it's easy to get a little caught up and forget what we were doing or saying. Carr explains that this creates cognitive overload and suggests that trying to do too much actually means we pay little attention to anything.

Put simply, our brains are not designed to have a hundred tabs open. But by changing our approach to focus on one thing at once we can be more productive and effective in our decision making. 

Give it a try. What's the worst that can happen?

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