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    • Disengagement during lectures: Media multitasking and mind wandering in university classrooms 

      Wammes, Jeffrey D.; Ralph, Brandon; Mills, Caitlin; Bosch, Nigel; Duncan, Tracy L.; Smilek, Daniel (Elsevier, 2019-04-01)
      In university classrooms, the use of laptops or smartphones for purposes unrelated to the lecture is on the rise. Consequently, it is important to understand how frequently this behavior occurs, to track whether it increases ...
    • Media multitasking and performance on attentionally demanding tasks 

      Ralph, Brandon (University of Waterloo, 2017-07-31)
      This dissertation examined the behaviour of media multitasking, with a specific focus on three broad goals. The first goal, explored in Chapter 2, was to examine whether individual differences in the propensity to media ...
    • Media multitasking and sustained attention 

      Ralph, Brandon (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-25)
      Media multitasking describes a common, everyday behaviour that involves dividing or switching attention between multiple sources of media-based information. In the work reported here, I investigate the relation between ...


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