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Paying Attention? An enquiry into the impact of interruptions on task performance and well-being

Burbidge, Ian (2017) Paying Attention? An enquiry into the impact of interruptions on task performance and well-being. LSE Behavioural Science (21 Apr 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Whereas in the 20th Century much of the wealth that was created went to those who controlled real estate and oil, many argue that in the twenty-first century it will go to those who control our attention. We find ourselves hooked on the variable rewards of messages, notifications and likes, subconsciously seeking the dopamine hit these intermittent electronic rewards give us. If we do not adequately arm ourselves in this battle for our attention, what will be the impact on our own performance and wellbeing?

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/behaviouralscience/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > LSE Behavioural Science Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2017 10:50
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2017 10:50
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81197

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