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. Come on, you know you wanna read just one more thing. (Shape)

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