how often do you check your email?

An article in The Guardian, a leading British newspaper, in April 2004 reveals that how you handle e-mails can affect your I.Q. The study used 1,100 people and was carried out by psychologists at Kings College, London University, on behalf of Hewlett Packard. The purpose was to see the effect of constant distractions on productivity and concentration.

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  1. wow.. that is a result from 2004.. i guess now more people are acting this way, including myself as i simply couldnt bear seeing too many unread emails in my inbox… but i agree that by doing this it continuously distractes me from doing my work. kind of a difficult dilemma…….. >_<