Never-Ending Book Quiz
In “Think Smart” by Richard Restak, what is the position of the author regarding the current phenomenon of multitasking?
Choose the correct answer:The author suggests that multitasking is good for enhancing working memory, but at the same time, he cautions people against multitasking due to the negative effects on conentration and optimal performance of demanding activities. The author rejects the idea of multitasking due to the proven detrimental effects on attention, concentration, and stress levels, which all together impair performance and even put people at risk. The author implies that multitasking is inevitable in the digital era, so that people should get used to it by pursuing several simultaneous cognitive endeavors. The author does not discuss multitasking in his well rounded and authoritative book.
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