We probably know this intuitively and most definitely know it in terms of how we feel when we try to multi-task (stress, anyone?) but here's some scientific evidence that shows that it actually takes you longer to get stuff done when you try to do more than one thing at a time. #focus #whatsyourswitchingcost
Multitasking: Switching costs www.apa.org Psychologists who study what happens to cognition (mental processes) when people try to perform more than one task at a time have found that the mind and brain were not designed for heavy-duty multitasking.
Today's Meditation: Stay in Your Own LaneExcerpt:
I love watching American Idol. I particularly enjoy these past few seasons with the current panel of judges: Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. Now, before you go, "Ick! What does this have to do with yoga?" Hear me out.
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Anatomy Stories: Add a little External Rotation to Your Low Push UpExcerpt:
I had a question before class yesterday and had an opportunity to work through a problem in a student's practice with her. One of the things I love about teaching is getting questions from students. When there's a real level of inquiry and interest from the student, it's so much fun to work through the problem with them. I always feel like we're working together as detectives to try to determi...