Have you seen any high-tech jugglers? They keep several instant message threads and email conversations going, listen to music, watch television, and jump from one website to another while trying to complete another task!
A new study conducted at Stanford University has found those who regularly bombard themselves with several streams of electronic information do not pay attention, control their memory, or switch from one job to another as well as those who prefer to complete one task at a time! The researchers found that heavy multitaskers pay a significant mental price.
Predicting Alzheimer's disease just got easier!
The number of people with dementia is expected to double in the next 20 years! Alzheimer’s disease is the commonest form of dementia. Assessment of cognitive status is important for the physician in providing medical and social management to the patient and their family.