You Are Dumber When Co-worker Talks To You

So, you know how when you work you can get in the zone?  Then, some one comes up to you and starts talking.  And, you feel like your world gets altered a little with the interruption.  Well, it does.  There is a study from Carnegie University in Yahoo finance that says you actually become 20% dumber when you are interrupted at work.  Then, it takes you 30 minutes to recover.  Good times.  Oh, and a separate study says we get interrupted every 11 minutes.  Wait, so does that mean we pretty much stay dumb all day?!?!

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