Are Web-driven multitaskers suckers for irrelevancy?
Aug 28, 2009, 21:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)
"“We kept looking for what they’re better at and we
didn’t find it,” said Eyal Ophir, one of the
study’s lead authors and a researcher in Stanford’s
Communication Between Humans and Interactive Media Lab.
"The researchers said they tested a group of “high tech
jugglers” who tend to carry on some combination of e-mail and
instant messaging conversations, text messaging and Web surfing,
while also doing homework and watching TV."