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Bored? Try Doodling To Keep The Brain On Task

Bored? Try Doodling To Keep The Brain On Task | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
"Yes, I am paying attention!" A new study says doodles actually help the brain avoid distraction.
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What does a doodle do? It boosts your memory and concentration

What does a doodle do? It boosts your memory and concentration | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
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How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn? | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
Using tech tools that students are familiar with and already enjoy using is attractive to educators, but getting students focused on the project at hand might
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Effect of Regular Gum Chewing on Levels of Anxiety, Mood, and Fatigue in Healthy Young Adults

Effect of Regular Gum Chewing on Levels of Anxiety, Mood, and Fatigue in Healthy Young Adults | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Effects of chewing gum on mood, learning, memory and performance of an inte...: EBSCOhost

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Gum Chewing May Improve Concentration: Scientific American Podcast

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Chewing gum improves memory - life - 13 March 2002 - New Scientist

Chewing gum improves memory - life - 13 March 2002 - New Scientist | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
People who chewed gum during short and long-term memory tests scored higher that those who did not
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Your Brain: The Missing Manual > Your Brain: The Missing Manual > Ignoring Things : Safari Books Online

4. Perception - Ignoring Things -
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selective attention test

The original, world-famous awareness test from Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris. Check out our book and website for more information (www.theinvisiblego...
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The Pros and Cons of Multi-Tasking by Debbie Williams | The Common Sense Organizer

The Pros and Cons of Multi-Tasking by Debbie Williams | The Common Sense Organizer | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Concurrent task performance enhances low-... [Percept Psychophys. 2007] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Do Doodle: Doodling Can Help Memory Recall

Do Doodle: Doodling Can Help Memory Recall | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
Doodling while listening can help with remembering details, rather than implying that the mind is wandering as is the common perception.
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Chew on this: Gum may be good for body, mind

Chew on this: Gum may be good for body, mind | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
Research funded by gum maker finds chewing helps kids perform better in schoolAnother industry-funded study shows chewing helps cut down on high-cal snacksNutritionist warns: "The only reason to do these studies is to sell more gum" Independent studies have found gum chewing protects teeth and reduces reflux 
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Can gum help your kid focus?

Can gum help your kid focus? | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
A recent study showed that in addition to freshening breath, gum helped kids focus in the classroom. In fact, math scores were higher for those who chewed gum during homework time or a test.
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Derren Brown - Person Swap

First half is from "Mind Control," S01E02. Second half is from "Trick of the Mind," S03E04. You can be fooled no matter how smart you think you are. Don't th...
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How Our Attention Works | Brainfitness For Life

How Our Attention Works | Brainfitness For Life | Multitasking in the classroom | Scoop.it
The way attention works is generally defined as our ability to selectively focus on one thing, idea, or task while filtering out other distractions.
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Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: How to Chew Out the Drug Companies

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Does Multi-Tasking Work? TTM Global Weighs-Up the Pros and Cons | PRLog

Does Multi-Tasking Work? TTM Global Weighs-Up the Pros and Cons. Recent studies have shown that multi-tasking might actually hinder your productivity. TTM Global looks at the case for, and against, the practice.
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