Another Reason to Silence Your Notifications: They Could Alter
"We've known for a long time [multitasking] might slow you down, but our research shows, it's not just you might be slowed down; it might affect what you're perceiving in the moment."
We live in a world of countless tabs, and constant push notifications. Every service seems to be vying for our attention all the time. And when it isn't, there always seems to be something tempting us into distraction.
As it turns out, all this distraction may come at a massive cost - not just to our sanity, but to our view of the world and reality. If something distracts you, even if you try to ignore it, it can leave an impact on your memory that you don't even realize is there.