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Multitasking Hurts Productivity… And Your Brain [Infographic]

Take a look at how many tabs you have open right now. Perhaps you’re reading this post while half-listening to a lecture in class, or on your smartphone while performing other tasks.

You’re multitasking.

Among its other collective characteristics, Gen Y has been widely credited with being great at multi-tasking. Is this really a benefit? Check out this infographic from OnlineUniversities.com that details some reasons for our attention diffusion, and how it may in fact be harming our productivity… and our brains!   

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