Selectively Distracted: Divided Attention and Memory for Important Information
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Middlebrooks, Catherine D.
Castel, Alan D.
- Publisher: SAGE Publications
Distractions and multitasking are generally detrimental to learning and memory.
Nevertheless, people often study while listening to music, sitting in noisy
coffee shops, or intermittently checking their e-mail. The current experiments
examined how distractions ...