You can blame 'load theory' for turning your brain to mush
A neuroscientist explains why we are so easily distracted right now. For the vast majority, the coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly not made life any easier. On top of all the things we normally keep track of in our daily lives, now we are adding threatening information to our cognitive load, resulting in us feeling overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are measures we can take to ease it. Peter Martin shares some in this helpful piece for Bloomberg Businessweek.
From Bloomberg Businessweek