This is an interesting infographic from Rasmussen College. Multitasking: This is Your Brain on Media illustrates the increase between 1999 and 2009 in media consumption among people eight to eighteen years old. The infographic illustrates not just the increase in media consumption but also the device through which that media is consumed. The most interesting aspect of the infographic is the effect on the brain of multitasking with media.
Applications for Education
If you don’t allow students to use iPods during a study hall period, you’ve probably heard plenty of pleas from students to change your mind. This infographic might help you explain to students why you don’t allow them to use iPods during study hall.
H/T to Cool Infographics.