Single Tasking – Part One
What is single tasking?
Do you ever find yourself in the middle of learning only to keep checking your phone, searching google or jumping from task to task? We all do it. The problem is that it doesn’t just make your study session less effective. It also impacts your ability to focus and concentrate on anything. Multitasking trains your brain to seek distraction while simultaneously lowering your ability to focus.
Single-tasking is about taking back control of your focus. It is retraining your brain to sustain deep concentration. Single-tasking is directing your focus on a single task. At first, this might sound easy, but the reality is anything but easy. Your brain is used to multitasking. It’s what we spend most of our day doing. Single-tasking is going to feel uncomfortable, and this discomfort pulls us back into the pit of multitasking.
In these lessons, we will learn how single-tasking can improve the speed at which you learn and understand new content. The best part, it applies to learning in all areas of life.