Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Heavy multitaskers have reduced memory

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Heavy multitaskers have reduced memory

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The smartphones that are now ubiquitous were just gaining popularity when Anthony Wagner became interested in the research of his Stanford colleague, Clifford Nass, on the effects of media multitasking and attention. Though Wagner, a professor of psychology at Stanford University and director of the Stanford Memory Laboratory, wasn’t convinced by the early data, he…