Can We Multitask Successfully? Ist Multitasking ein Mythos?

We think we can focus on more than one thing at a time. However, research shows that multitasking is basically impossible to do because our brain isn’t wired to do it.

So what happens to our brains when we try to multitask?

Watch this short and sweet YouTube video by BBC Ideas to find out.

(Remember, you can always add subtitles to YouTube videos if you need that extra support.)

As Susan Cain says:“What looks like multitasking is really switching back and forth between multiple tasks, which reduces productivity and increases mistakes by up to 50 percent.”

How often do you find yourself task switching? Just a little food for thought!

2 Comments

  1. definitely too often 😉

    Reply
    • Dear Bettina, You’re definitely not alone! 😉

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