September 10, 2015

Your Questions Answered: Daniel Levitin On How To Navigate Information Overload

By Erica R. Hendry

Dan Levitin answers listener questions during his live Facebook Q&A.

Dan Levitin answers listener questions during his live Facebook Q&A.

If you feel like every day is a battle against an overload of texts, tweets, emails, calls and messages, you aren’t alone. Americans process five times as much information a day now than they did in 1986 — the equivalent of reading 176 newspapers cover to cover.

Luckily, there are some strategies for staying afloat. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin answered your questions about how to be focused in a live Facebook chat after our show.

On Choosing Between Priorities

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On Tackling Your Email Inbox

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On Removing Decisions

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On Changing Habits

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On Navigating Consumer Reviews

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On Controlling Clutter

 

 

 

 

 

On Dementia And Aging

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On Preparing Children For Information Overload

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Want more? Read the entire Q&A, or listen to our full hour.

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