People who are focused on a task can become temporarily deaf, a new study found.
Multitasking can significantly lower quality of work, according to a new study.
Checking your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter feed in class is the quickest way to failing grades, according to a new study. Researchers said even the smartest college students suffer academically when they use the Internet for non-academic purposes.
Blame your genes if you can't multitask. Neuroergonomics researchers found that people with certain genes that control dopamine levels were better at multitasking.
It's true- women really are better at multitasking than men.
Researchers found that after 12 hours of playing a simulated driving game, seniors experienced a boost in their cognitive functions.
Forget brawn or brains, female frogs prefer mates who can multitask.
Most people believe that they can multitask effectively and so don't see anything wrong in texting and talking over the phone while driving. A new study shows that not only people perform badly in multitasking, but people who think they are good at multitasking are often the ones who can't keep track of multiple events.
The ability of an individual to perform more than one task at the same time can change with age, according to a study published in BMC Neuroscience.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.