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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."

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