Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Errors in the media, multitasking
Which is correct?
|a. Our brains, are not built for multitasking.
b. Our brains are not built for multitasking.
Answer: b, of course.
This is another error straight out of the pages of the Globe and Mail — sorry, G&M, but you are my national newspaper and I read you.
Our brains crave focus. But we work against this by trying to multitask. Our brains, are not built for multitasking. Instead, the brain simply toggles from one task to another. This constant switching is a major energy drain and a first-class ticket to feeling frazzled. Break your priorities into chunks and focus on one task at a time.
Good points but it’s kind of funny that it’s about multitasking. Because you have to wonder if the writer was fully focused on her task.
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