U.S. adults spend an average of 11 hours a day looking at screens. Yet for all the benefits that our smartphones, laptops, and tablets have conferred on us in terms of productivity, connectivity, efficiency, creativity and entertainment, there's something to be said for unplugging sometimes.
What we lose when humiliation becomes entertainment.
Technology and Everyday Distractions
Whether or not multitasking creates ADD symptoms in otherwise attentive people is a subject of ongoing debate.
At a minimum, our plugged-in world, filled with noisy and visually cluttered screens, phones, and other devices, is frustrating to many, and especially challenging for those with ADD/ADHD.