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attention residue


Each time you switch from one task to another, a little bit of your attention is left behind on the last task.

This is called attention residue.

It makes it harder to focus on your current task because you’re still partially thinking about the last one.

The term was coined by Dr Sophie Leroy

Source: {a} Context Switching - Why It’s Hard To Avoid & How To Prevent It

Related Topics: Productivity

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