Tuesday, April 4, 2017
For teens, TWW (texting while watching) could spell academic trouble.
Researchers surveyed 73 teenagers for find out how often they consume
more than one form of media at a time, like watching TV while looking at
their phones. Kids who media - multitasked most often had lower test scores in
English and math. This may be because they also had poorer working memory the
ability to hold words or numbers in their heads for a few minutes or hours.
Source: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review