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The Sound of Ideas

The Age of Distraction

Posted Monday, July 21, 2008

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The Age of Distraction Talking on the phone while emailing, texting while driving, blogging a political speech--humans are more connected than ever before. But there's a cost. Author Maggie Jackson says if we're not careful, focusing on a single task could become a lost art, something you might see at a historic village. In her new book Distracted, she says multi-tasking could bring on a new Dark Age. Monday morning at 9, Jackson joins us for a focused conversation.

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Health, Children's Health, Community/Human Interest, Parenting/Child Care

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Hear Maggie Jackson's interviews with Diane Rehm and with John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji.

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