Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is a myth. It is dangerous for your mind and body.

Don't multitask. Here's why?

Multitasking is the sign of stressed and diseased mind simultaneously doing many things poorly. Quality work and quality thinking require quiet focus.

- Thibaut Meurisse

Your brain on single task

Your brain on multitasking

According to a research here are 5 risks of multitasking to mind and body.

1.Multitasking can slow down your brain and can also makes you less productive. Productivity slows down by 40%.

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2. People distracted by incoming email and phone calls saw 10-point drop in their IQs

3. Multitasking is not just insufficient but also stressful.

4. Mutlitasking  increases anxiety and depression.

5. Multitasking slow people down by 50% and add 50% more mistakes.

Human brain can focus on one thing at at time. If you think you are multitasking, your brain is actually switching between the tasks very rapidly.

“Do one thing at a time and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.”

- Swami Vivekananda