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Say 'No' to Interruptions, 'Yes' to Better Work

Say 'No' to Interruptions, 'Yes' to Better Work

“People don’t realize how disruptive interruptions can be,” said Cyrus Foroughi, coauthor of “Do Interruptions Affect Quality of Work?” Foroughi, with coauthors Nicole Werner, Erik Nelson, and Deborah Boehm-Davis, designed a study assessing how varying levels of interruption affected writing quality in an essay project.

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Effects on Team Performance

Effects on Team Performance

Assess team performance within a networked supervisory control setting while manipulating automated decision aids and monitoring team communication and working memory ability.

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