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multitask

(mŭl′ti-task″)
To work on several projects at the same time.
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Furthermore, the focus group results give us additional insight into how people might apply the "skill" necessary to multitask "well".
However, the focus groups do highlight some of the real experiences that members of multiple teams have encountered that caused them to multitask with positive or negative results.
370)--may influence media ownership and the way people multitask with media.
H8: High sensation seekers will multitask with various media more than low sensation seekers.
Individuals with greater availability of media and those who scored higher on sensation seeking tended to multitask with media more.
United States) multitask with media more than their counterparts from countries with lower rankings of press freedom (e.
It could be that women in societies with clearer divisions of gender roles tend to multitask more.
Thus, while primary media messages might be perceived as demanding more attention by those who multitask regularly (due to increased cognitive loads), it does not necessarily translate into allocation of more resources for message processing and increase or decrease the effectiveness of such processing.
Furthermore, because of multitasking-induced changes in the brain regions recruited for learning and long-term memory, even diligent students who multitask while completing homework may be jeopardizing their long-term success.