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Comment: Unchain Your Brain (Score 4, Interesting) 312

by chthon (#48532983) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Electronics-Induced Inattentiveness?

This week I found a book in the library, "Ontketen je Brein" (Unchain Your Brain), the result of scientific research by Dutch psychologist Theo Compernolle.

In this book, he show how the brain really works and what adversely affects it.

The main thing he he does not stop repeating is: take a break, go off-line.

The main brain chains are:

  • Being always on-line
  • Multitasking and context switching
  • A continuing low level of stress
  • Lack of breaks and sleep
  • Open offices

Very interesting stuff to read.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. -- P. Erdos