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When Multitasking Is a Good Thing

By Peter Bregman
Contributor to Forbes

By now, we all know multitasking doesn’t work. Our brains are incapable of focusing on more than one thing at a time. We might think we’re multitasking as we scan our email while on a conference call, but we’re not. We’re actually switch-tasking—quickly shifting attention from one thing to another and then back again—diluting our focus and losing precious seconds each time we switch. Continue Reading

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Study Tip: Study Less, Study Smart

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Over at Lifehacker today is a story of interest to all students. It’s about a Pierce College psychology professor named Dr. Marty Lobdell and his theory on learning, which is “study less, study smart.”

Lifehacker boils down Dr. Lobdell’s lecture into bullet points and provides a link to his lecture on YouTube, so I won’t repeat them here. Continue Reading

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6 Essential Productivity Tips For Introverts

By Christina Park
Contributor to Forbes

Introverts tend to have tremendous powers of concentration, enabling them to dig deep and work in happy solitude for long periods of time.

But in today’s fast-paced workplace, challenges abound. After being bombarded by a constant stream of emails, distractions, and external stimulation, introverts may find themselves feeling frazzled and losing focus. Continue Reading

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8 Simple Ways to Study Smarter

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

We’ve all done it, probably more than once.

At some time during school, whether it was for a high school science quiz or a university exam in broadcast law (I was a Radio/Television major), we stayed up half the night cramming for it. Sitting up in bed or slouched over the kitchen table, reading and re-reading the same chapters over and over, hoping what we absorbed would stick in our brains long enough to get us through that test in the morning. Continue Reading

APUS Creates New Veterans Center in West Virginia