This article explains the upsides and downsides of the phenomenon of multitasking and its potential effects on our minds. It offers some tips on how to manage our focus more effectively.
There’s an old joke about scientists discovering something that could do the work of two men. One woman.
The implication was that women are better at doing two or more things at once than men, now referred to as ‘multitasking’, and there is some science to back this up. Even so, and regardless of gender, there’s also plenty of evidence that multitasking isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
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