Say 'no' to interruptions, 'yes' to better work
Modern office workers are expected to multitask regularly, often juggling multiple projects and priorities over the course of a day. Studies have shown that the typical employee in an office environment is interrupted up ...
Disruptions in daily routine can adversely affect a couple's conversation
(PhysOrg.com) -- Is the communication in your relationship a little frosty? It may be the little things you're not doing in daily routines are playing a part, says researcher Leanne Knobloch. Things like forgetting to walk ...
Can 30-second ads save newspapers?
(Phys.org) —A researcher from Murdoch University's Audience Labs suggests economically pinched news outlets should take advantage of positive attitudes to online TV ads as a better way to balance the books.
Now where was I again?
Although the actual interruption may only last a few moments, the study shows that we then lose more time when we try to find our place and resume the task that was interrupted.
Time management: Why we feel busier when close to reaching a goal
Is there any worse time to be interrupted than right now? Regardless of what we're doing or the nature of the interruption, we often feel as if we have no time to spare at the moment. According to a new study in the Journal of ...
Wake up, Mom -- study shows gender differences in sleep interruptions
Working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.
Study on football: Women get up faster
When women play football (soccer), the individual interruptions, for instance for substitutions or to cheer a goal, are a lot shorter than when men play. In particular after injuries men remain on the ground significantly ...
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SIMONE's email feel-good factor
A computer model called SIMONE, for Simulator for Interruptions and Message Overload in Network Environments described in the latest issue of the International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling, could help solve ...
Foxconn denies report of strike at iPhone plant
(AP)—Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that production at its central Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones was continuing without interruption, denying a labor watch group's report that thousands ...