Essay 5: "Gen M: Multi-tasking Generation," Time Magazine:
This essay is from Time Magazine, March 2006. Although some of the social network sites have changed (My Space vs Facebook, for example), the author's point is still to be considered.
This essay is about research regarding "Generation M's" habit of doing multiple tasks at the same time.
Brain research regarding multi-tasking seems to be negative; results show that paying attention to many things at once can affect learning, attention, depth of thinking and social interactions. However, there are some positive trends that come with multi-tasking, as well.
This article is online at the following address (blue color) below. You can go there to see photos that accompany it. However, for this assignment you should use the file (.doxc) that follows it (gray color) because paragraphs are numbered for the take-home quiz you will complete.