How Divided Attention Affects Multitasking


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What is divided attention?

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1. Which of the following is multitasking?

2. Which of the following suffers when multitasking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The point of these tools is to quiz you on concepts related to the lesson, such as divided attention, multitasking, and links between these two things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Essentially, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of divided attention
  • Effects of multitasking
  • Examples of multitasking as well as divided attention

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe divided attention and multitasking
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the association between multitasking and divided attention and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about circumstances in which multitasking and divided attention are applied

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these subjects by checking out our lesson, How Divided Attention Affects Multitasking. Specifically, the lesson will go over:

  • Research regarding multitasking
  • Effects on learning and memory
  • Illustrations of divided attention and multitasking