Clifford Nass

May. 10, 2013

The Myth of Multitasking

Psychologist Clifford Nass says multitasking may be killing our concentration and creativity.

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Sep. 03, 2010

Technology and the Brain

What can the way we interact with technology teach us about the way we interact with each other?

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Jun. 11, 2010

Multitasking

Listen to this segment while you work on the computer, make dinner, or go for a drive.

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Aug. 28, 2009

The Myth Of Multitasking

Think multitasking makes you more productive? Think again.

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