Research + News | Topic: Multitasking
Sep 22, 2016
Multitasking Teens Behind Steering Wheels and Car Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers. As a matter of fact, the risk of MVAs is higher among 16 to 19-year-olds than among any other age group. Read the article here.
Sep 20, 2016
The Unintended Consequences of Multi-Tasking
Tim Elmore takes a look at multi-tasking, what it does to us, and challenges us to mono-task. Read his blog post here.
May 20, 2016
Kids Who Text and Watch TV Simultaneously Likely To Underperform At School
The more time teenagers spend splitting their attention between various devices such as their phones, video games or TV, the lower their test scores in math and English tend to be. Read the article here.
Dec 11, 2015
Study Indicates Teens Are Not As Good at Multitasking As Adults
A small team of researchers with University College London has conducted a study using volunteers that yielded results that indicated that teen girls are not as good at multitasking as adult women. Read the article here.
Nov 10, 2015
The New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens
With kids consuming more media than ever before, parents need new rules for how to manage it. Common Sense Media offers some suggestions.
Read the article here.
Dec 1, 2014
8 Startling Truths About Multitasking and Productivity
Do you know the adverse affects that multitasking can have? Read about them here.
Oct 14, 2014
Teen Researchers Defend Media Multitasking
Some teens doing homework while listening to music and juggling tweets may actually work better that way, according to an intriguing new study performed by two high school seniors. Read the full article here.
May 6, 2014
How Tech is Draining You – And How to Fix It
Using technology in the right way makes a huge difference. Read the article and view the video from USA Today here.
Mar 13, 2014
Millennials Consume Content Every Waking Hour (And Then Some)
Millennials are giving new meaning to the “always-on” consumer because they are on even when they are supposed to be off. Read the full article here.
Sep 18, 2013
How to Miss a Childhood
A blog post from HandsFreeMama that encourages parents to put down their electronic devices. Read the post here.