How The Internet Is Sapping Your Focus
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Is the Internet killing your powers of concentration? Studies indicate that your brain receives a hit of dopamine – the reward hormone that floods people in love or on drugs – when you switch from one webpage to another. We're hardwired to seek newness, which is why it’s so easy to spend hours a-clicking online. But when we constantly switch between items on our to-do lists, our work suffers. Find out how to tune out that blinking Gchat and focus on what really matters by heading over to Shape
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