Have we lost the ability to monotask?

“Back in 2004 we followed American information workers around with stopwatches and timed every action,” she says.

“They switched their attention every three minutes on average. In 2012, we found that the time spent on one computer screen before switching to another computer screen was one minute 15 seconds.

“By the summer of 2014 it was an average of 59.5 seconds.” [link]

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