Multitasking – its effects are worse than you think

Nick IngramThinking7 Comments

I’ve recently come across some surprising results out of a 2012 study on multitasking. Not only does forced multitasking badly affect performance (as you would expect) – but autonomous multitasking – choosing how you get your work done – is almost as bad. This study has implications for how we design our own work. But it also raises questions over … Read More