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Information Overload And The Tricky Art Of Single-Tasking
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Pick Up Your Smartphone Less Often. You Might Think Better.
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Studying? Take A Break And Embrace Your Distractions
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Our readers wrote in on how they tried to take a vacation from their smartphones. Christian Wheatley/iStockphoto hide caption

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We Asked, You Answered: Going To Extremes To Disconnect On Vacation
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Researchers at the University of Virginia and Harvard asked people to simply sit still and think. For many, the experience was less pleasant than it sounded. iStockphoto hide caption

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