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IQ Demise Surmise

Fact 1: An average worker's functioning IQ falls ten points when distracted by ringing telephones and incoming e-mails....

Fact 2: The ten-point drop in IQ was even more significant in men than women.

Fact 3: The ten-point drop in IQ was the equivalent of missing a whole night's sleep.

Question to Investigate: In mathematics classrooms, does this same data apply to students distracted by vibrating cellphones and incoming text messages?

Source: HP Press Release