Social media interruption affects the acquisition of visually, not aurally, acquired information during a pathophysiology lecture.

@article{Marone2018SocialMI,
  title={Social media interruption affects the acquisition of visually, not aurally, acquired information during a pathophysiology lecture.},
  author={Jane R Marone and Shivam C Thakkar and Neveen Suliman and Shannon I O'Neill and Alison F. Doubleday},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  year={2018},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={175-181}
}
Poor academic performance from extensive social media usage appears to be due to students' inability to multitask between distractions and academic work. However, the degree to which visually distracted students can acquire lecture information presented aurally is unknown. This study examined the ability of students visually distracted by social media to… CONTINUE READING