Science Has Found the Secret To Being a Better Multi-tasker. And It’s Fun.
According to research, our brains aren’t wired for multi-tasking, which can actually lower productivity, so it’s not surprising that a lot of people find themselves putting their hands over their ears and yelling ‘HANG ON’ a couple of times a day when it all gets too much.
Thankfully, though, there’s a way to sort through those emails while working your pelvic floor and learning French. And it’s way more fun than most of the boring exercises people tell you to do for self-improvement, like pelvic floor exercises, because it involves playing Call of Duty. Or any game where you’re focusing on multiple things at once.
‘We examined the relation of action video game practice and the optimisation of executive control skills that are needed to coordinate two different tasks,’ reads a study buried deep in the Acta Psychologica journal that we’re all reading regularly.
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