Are You a Self-Interrupter?

Distraction in the technology age

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By Adam Gazzaley & Larry D. Rosen

Our technology-rich world has proven to be both a blessing and a curse. While on the one hand we have access to information or people anywhere at any time, on the other hand we find our attention constantly drawn by the rich, multisensory, technological environments. It all started with the graphical…