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

By Terri Kurtzberg,Jennifer Gibbs

What are the advantages and unfavorable results of our elevated connectivity in class, at paintings, and at domestic? Is being consistently distracted now a world challenge? This ebook examines how new applied sciences and social pressures have replaced the best way we use our consciousness, and the level to which they force us to distraction, via studying hundreds of thousands of medical stories from the literatures in cognitive and social psychology, sociology, conversation, administration, and selection making.

• bargains a entire and insightful knowing of ways expertise use in way of life impacts our realization, our paintings functionality, and our relationships

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

• Explains merits of multitasking in addition to the way it limits our skills to method details and make solid decisions

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

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