While conventional wisdom teaches us that multitasking makes us more efficient, research suggests that we’re incapable of efficiently managing more than two tasks at a time.
Based on US-specific date, OnlineUniversities.com created this infographic illustrating how multitasking induced stress impacts our brain.
Here are some of the findings:
So though it’s unlikely that many of us will actually stop multitasking while online all together, because its part of our job, we emjoy it or are simply addicted to it, it’s important to be mindful of how many tasks you’re attempting at once and consider slowing down or taking breaks in between.
View the infographic below: