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Multitasking: o Multitasking originally was used to describe the “parallel processing abilities of computers… Multitasking is now used to describe how humans try to do more than one thing at the same time” Mental Brownouts: o A mental reduction or cutback of the brain. *** doing two cognitive tasks that use different parts of the brain is very different than doing two cognitive tasks that use the same part of the brain. o Separate -walking and humming do not have to think about it too much o Same -thinking about two things at exact same time. Cannot do it! voxels: o Indicate regions of the brain activated by a specific task (brain power) Surface Learning: o Memorizing-for a test not understanding o will hurt in the long run o wont understand it at the end of the day, not really learning it.
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Unformatted text preview: • Deep Learning: o Fully understanding the material • *** research by Marcel Just et al, have shown that Humans lose small amounts of brainpower while multitasking that could be used for any given single task. • Why Important? o Important because it shows the affects multitasking has on the brain. o ** Shows that multitasking is sabotaging the ability for an individual to learn and retain information. • Being on Facebook while in class= not able to focus on both at same time • Two researchers Brasel and Gips o They were reported on average to have their eyes switch between the two. o Participants believed they switched about 15x per half hour oreally it was 120x!!!!...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course LAI 350 taught by Professor Ginsburg during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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