Being busy is killing our ability to think creatively

Here's why you should try to fit less—not more—into each day.

The other day a friend mentioned that he’s looking forward to autonomous cars, as it will help lower the accident and fatality rates caused by distracted driving. True, was my initial reply, with a caveat: what we gain on the roads we lose in general attention. Having yet another place to be distracted does not add to our mental and social health. 

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Why monotasking is the new multitasking

Cross 'multi-tasking ninja' off your resume, it's out, say Stanford researchers and other cognitive experts. Here are three tips for transitioning back to single-tasking.

Multitasking. Photo credit: Matthias Weinberger / Flickr
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