Human issues

Multitasking is Killing Your Brain | Observer

Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down. MIT neuroscientist Earl Miller notes our brains are “not wired to multitask well… when people think they’re multitasking, they’re actually just switching from one task to another very rapidly. And every time they do, there’s

Why Panic Caused More Deaths than Radiation at Fukushima | Inverse

It’s been four-and-a-half years since Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident. Today, a report in The New York Times notes that, in that time, nobody has died from radiation directly. Nobody’s even been “sickened.” While that seems miraculous, there were, however, 1,600 stress-related deaths in the aftermath of the meltdown https://www.inverse.com/article/6336-panic-caused-more-death-than-radiation-at-fukushima Posted from WordPress for Android