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5/19/09: Rapt

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – You've probably thought about how your e-mail and texting and twittering are dividing your attention - and that it's having a real impact on your life. But beyond the anecdotal evidence, behavioral science writer Winifred Gallagher says that "focus" may actually be a biological necessity. Attention, she says, is a finite resource and using it wisely is the key to a more productive and healthier life. Gallagher has a new book. It's called Rapt and Tuesday, she joins Doug to talk about it.

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