YOU CAN’T REALLY MULTITASK.

YOU CAN’T REALLY MULTITASK. Sam Anderson says that despite all the talk about multitasking, with minor exceptions, people can really pay attention to only one thing at a time. The best we can do is to switch rapidly from one thing to another. The phrase for this is apparently: “continuous partial attention.”

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One Response to YOU CAN’T REALLY MULTITASK.

  1. Lee says:

    Merlin Mann, one of my favorite Internet people, is also among the multitasking doubters.

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