Media multitasking is really multi-distracting

Multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television set and the information on their computer screen proved to be driven to distraction by the two devices.

Can a full bladder lead to better decisions?

What should you do when you really, REALLY have to go? Make important life decisions, maybe?

Frequent multitaskers are pretty bad at it

Most people believe they can multitask effectively… but a study indicates that people who multitask the most are least capable of doing so.

Self-control may not be a limited resource after all

So many acts in our daily lives — refusing that second slice of cake, walking past the store with the latest gadgets, working on your tax forms when you’d rather watch TV — seem to boil down to one essential ingredient: self-control.