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Think You're a Great Multitasker? Your Brain May Disagree

Turns out people who think they're great multitaskers are actually terrible at it. Here's what your brain should do instead.

by Lisa Tolin /

Stop Multitasking: Try This Instead

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Hey, over here! Yes, you.

Look away from your Twitter feed and that email reminder and your phone alerts and Facebook notifications. Just for a minute, we promise.

We know multitasking has become the new default mode. But here's the thing: You're not as good at it as you think, and it's terrible for your brain.

Watch this video to find out what you should do instead. It's called monotasking, and it may not be sexy, but ... hey did we lose you already? Just watch.

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