Gloria Mark is a professor specialising in human-computer interactions at the University of California, Irvine. She collaborated on a workplace study that found after only 20 minutes of interrupted performance, people reported significantly higher stress, frustration, workload, effort and pressure.
One possible solution, Mark says, is to design systems that limit the frequency of these technology distractions. The coders who create the distractions can also reduce them.
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