This is why I don’t often answer emails or phone calls. Money quote:
“In 2005, the BBC reported on a research study, funded by Hewlett-Packard and conducted by the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of London, that found, ‘Workers distracted by e-mail and phone calls suffer a fall in IQ more than twice that found in marijuana smokers.'”
It’s not that we’re getting stupider. We’re just getting more networked. Now go kill your Blackberry.