The book strikes an outstanding balance between cutting-edge scientific knowledge and practical suggestions for effectively coping with today’s unprecedented technological demands, which result in distracted minds at all ages and make us want to believe in the myth of multitasking.
The Distracted Mind by Adam Gazzaley and Larry D. Rosen is a highly engaging read of how we cognitively pursue our goals and how our brains have to frequently overcome internal and external interference, including that from modern technologies, to do this successfully. The book includes excellent, clear examples of what these problems of goalContinue reading “Barbara J Sahakian”
Gazzaley and Rosen’s work is brilliant and practical, just what we need in these techno-human times.
Overwhelming evidence for why cultivating moment-to-moment awareness of our outsized and addictive distractibility in the digital age and robust lifestyle strategies to stabilize and sustain our attention in the present moment is becoming an absolute necessity.