Study finds people who multitask often bad at it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Attention, multitaskers (if you can pay attention, that is): Your brain may be in trouble.
BlackBerry CEO says iPhone is outdated (Update)
Apple's iPhone is outdated, according to the chief executive of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd.
Apple iPhone to soon get long-sought multitasking
(AP) -- Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad devices will soon be able to run more than one program at a time, an ability that phones from Apple's rivals already offer and that iPhone owners have long sought.
IPhone update might address multitasking complaint
(AP) -- Topping the wish list for the iPhone and the iPad: broader ability to run more than one program at a time.
Multitaskers may be falling behind
As writer and editor of a biology journal, it's not unusual for Liza Gross to perform several tasks at once. "I'm thinking about articles that are right in front of me while planning upcoming (story) topics," says Gross, ...
Android, iPhone competitors wage weak battle
In the smart phone business, the conventional wisdom is that everyone is battling for third place behind Google and Apple.
Experiment proves that women are better multitaskers than men
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, UK, have conducted research providing definitive evidence that women can multitask more effectively than men.
Think multitasking is new? Our prehistoric ancestors invented it
Answering e-mail while toggling between telephone conversations. Monitoring social networking sites while working. Supervising the kids' homework while listening to the news and cooking dinner. The abundance of contemporary ...
Training can improve multitasking ability
(PhysOrg.com) -- Training increases brain processing speed and improves our ability to multitask, new research from Vanderbilt University indicates.
How does family life influence consumer response to television advertising?
Family interaction and everyday activity strongly influence how television advertisements are experienced and interpreted at home, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Multitasking can be done differently, affect perceptions of work practices
(PhysOrg.com) -- In an age in which "multitasking" is often cited as a core competency for employees, organizational communication researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have begun to better understand the nuances ...
Multitasking ability can be improved through training
Training increases brain processing speed and improves our ability to multitask, new research from Vanderbilt University published in the June 15 issue of Neuron indicates.
Study: Working moms multitask more and have worse time doing so than dads
Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well, according to a new study in the December issue of the American Sociological Review.
Study: Multi-tasking on the street not a good idea for older people
Older adults may put themselves at risk by talking on cell phones while crossing the street, researchers report in a new study. The researchers found that adults aged 59 to 81 took significantly longer than college students ...