Why the modern world is bad for your brain
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
Why the modern world is bad for your brain
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
Dan Boneh
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Irmgard Flügge-Lotz
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Aldo da Rosa
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John McCarthy (computer scientist)
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Richard H. Bube
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William F. Durand
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Daphne Koller
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