Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Science | The Guardian

research found that being in a situation where you are trying to concentrate on a task, and an email is sitting unread in your inbox, can reduce your effective IQ by 10 points.

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Wilson showed that the cognitive losses from multitasking are even greater than the cognitive losses from pot‑smoking.

via Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Science | The Guardian.

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