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Download PDF by Terri Kurtzberg,Jennifer Gibbs: Distracted: Staying Connected without Losing Focus

By Terri Kurtzberg,Jennifer Gibbs

ISBN-10: 1440842957

ISBN-13: 9781440842955

What are the advantages and detrimental results of our elevated connectivity in class, at paintings, and at domestic? Is being continuously distracted now a world challenge? This booklet examines how new applied sciences and social pressures have replaced the way in which we use our realization, and the level to which they force us to distraction, by means of studying hundreds and hundreds of medical reviews from the literatures in cognitive and social psychology, sociology, verbal exchange, administration, and determination making.

• deals a complete and insightful figuring out of ways expertise use in lifestyle impacts our recognition, our paintings functionality, and our relationships

• Describes the best way to get and retain the eye of others in a distracted, mobile-device enabled world

• Explains advantages of multitasking in addition to the way it limits our talents to technique details and make strong decisions

• Addresses the connections among consistently being distracted and attempting to multitask to the close to crisis-level development of unused holiday time in the US and explains why this phenomenon hurts everyone

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