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Dissertation on links between media and technology use and concentration
Mona Moisala is defending her doctoral dissertation in medicine on “Brain activations related to attention and working memory and their association with technology-mediated activities”. Time and place: 31.3.2017, 12pm, Siltavuorenpenger 1A (Psychologicum), lecture room A132, University of Helsinki. In her research Moisala found, for instance, that media and technology multitasking was related to poorer scores on attention and concentrations tasks. Gaming, in turn, was related to better memory and reaction times. Link to Finnish site.