Multitasking is Ineffective..... - Center for Evidence Based Treatment Orange County DBT and CBT
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Multitasking is Ineffective…..

Multitasking is Ineffective…..

 

The truth is that we can only do one thing at a time effectively. I can drive while talking on the phone, but I am more likely to miss something in the event (regardless of hands free). There are effective ways of scheduling tasks one-mindfully. In DBT, one of the skills in the core module of mindfulness is “one-mindfully.” This means to do focus your mind and attention on one task rather then multiple task with divided attention among them.

This article discusses further:

http://http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jessica-barrett/stop-multitasking-its-not_b_11686284.html

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