Is there equality in parenting?
The recent women's marches were a reminder that equality in parenting has a long way to go.
The hormone oestrogen may play a role in a woman’s ability to perform two tasks at the same time.
In men and older women, a complicated thinking test appeared to overwhelm the part of the brain also responsible for moving one of their arms. They could only do one or the other.
Should laptops be used during class?
Catalyst Open Source
Laptops in class are distracting – even for the most motivated students.
Many hands, light work.
It's all down to what's called your working memory.
Despite the obvious limitations, we still keep trying to do many things at the same time.
Research regularly shows when people try to do two things at once, they tend to do both tasks more poorly than if they'd only attempted one at a time.
Small device, but very demanding.
As summer vacations approach, it's worth recalling the value of disconnecting and perils of multitasking in our digitally distracted lifestyles.
Too much going on in there.
messy mind by Ollyy/www.shutterstock.com
Computers and smartphones make us stressed and ill. It's about time we rethought how we should be using them.
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Concentrating on texting when UR driving isn’t GR8.
The dangers of texting while driving recently received renewed attention thanks to a public service documentary produced by German film director Werner Herzog. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…