Read the text under the heading titled "The Distractions of Technology." Be sure to answer the questions posted within the text and reflect on your responses in your notes.
Then, write a summary of multitasking in your academic journal.
Consider how multitasking can actually compromise your time. In your notebook, jot down any recent examples in your own life in which multitasking caused problems. Think of all the free time you could save by staying on task!
Consider how multitasking can shorten your attention span. Following your review, answer the following questions in your notebook: Can you think of any other disadvantages to multitasking while studying? What are some ways you can minimize distractions while studying?