better doing

Slow motion multitasking to boost creativity

“What if multitasking is a key to creativity, rather than a bad habit? Tim Harford explains how great minds like Darwin and Einstein multitasked for decades to unlock their biggest ideas.” I like the concept Hartford puts forth, but I […]

under the microscope

The energy cost of multitasking is real. 

“When we attempt to multitask, we don’t actually do more than one activity at once, but quickly switch between them. And this switching is exhausting. It uses up oxygenated glucose in the brain, running down the same fuel that’s needed […]