Podcast: Digging into multitasking

by | Jun 20, 2023 | Podcast

On this episode, we chat about multitasking—including where it does and doesn’t work. Topics covered include:

  • The different levels of multitasking;
  • Where multitasking does and doesn’t work;
  • Why “conscious intervention” matters with multitasking;
  • Why “attention residue” makes us less efficient as we multitask;
  • The flip book effect;
  • The cognitive costs of switching between tasks;
  • How multitasking influences how memories form;
  • Why we feel more productive when we multitask;
  • Minding your resistance level as you’re tempted to multitask.

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Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of three books: How to Calm Your Mind, Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in more than 40 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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