Effects of Information Overload, #2: Cognitive Disability

Resource Author:  Nathan Zeldes
Resource Date:  10/24/2012
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If time loss is the most obvious way that Information Overload affects organizational effectiveness, the destruction of mental acuity is the least obvious one. It is also probably the worst, in terms of actual damage to the bottom line. What we’re talking about here is a reduction in a wide range of mental capacities, all of them highly relevant to the performance of knowledge work.