We talked with psychology professor Daniel Willingham about his recent New York Times piece, “The High Price of Multitasking.” Here, he lays out the huge risks and offers tips to lessen the threats that come with doing more than one thing at a time.
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July 22, 2019
July 16, 2019
The plant, outlawed during Prohibition, is making a comeback in Southwest Virginia, where farmers are working with faculty members from the University of Virginia and UVA-Wise to make the crop an economic stabilizer.
July 08, 2019
With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game taking place Tuesday night in Cleveland, UVA Today asked several people around Grounds what their “walk-up” song would be if they played baseball.
June 26, 2019
Jeremy Klitzman’s drive to help build better communities has landed him at the convergence of music and charity in Austin, Texas, where he is partnering with top names in the music industry to create art, sell it and give the proceeds to the needy.
June 20, 2019
The UVA Health System program provides critical support to family members who are caring for loved ones suffering from many forms of dementia.
June 18, 2019
The University jumped from 38 to 7 in this year’s ranking by The Campus Pride Index, an independent national scorecard of best practices. UVA was also ranked the top university in Virginia for LGBTQ students for the second year in a row.
June 13, 2019
The unusually named Rexo joins German Shepherd Nahla, and will be working to keep the University safe.
June 06, 2019
Josh Farris, a first-gen, low-income student from Shawsville, felt alone and isolated, so he decided to do something about it. He and a team of students spent the year organizing and putting on a national conference to support students like themselves.
May 30, 2019
For one amazing night this May, Olivia Scheidt was asked to join the orchestra backing The Who, one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century. A marathon practice session and playing just feet from the superstars made for an unforgettable experience.
May 16, 2019
The report finds that after infancy, adolescence is the most active period in neuro development. “It’s a dramatic period of brain development,” said Richard Bonnie, the director of the UVA’s Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy and chairman of the report committee.