- Filtering – Chronic multitaskers are more likely to filter than others and ignore irrelevant information.
- Management of Working Memory – Chronic multitaskers have a less organized management of working memory
- Task switching – Chronic multitaskers are slower at task shifting
Possible Implications: In the case of an instant message in which the sender is not multitasking, but the receiver is, if they respond immediately, an immediate solution such as Yammer, Twitter, or email could be the answer. The receiver can answer the question if they have taken the time to review the tool. This study supports the idea of having a war room that is free from outside distractions. Even though the study was focused on chronic media multitasking it is clear that physical distractions can have similar effects. It would be inter