Hugh: How Many Browser Tabs Do You Have Open? Too Many are Linked to High Stress
Written by Hugh Campbell on May 2, 2023
How many tabs are open on your computer? All these unfinished tasks might have a toll on your mental health, according to a recent Aalto University study.
One in four people feel stressed when their computer is cluttered, and this can lead to being forgetful. “Our concentration lapses when interesting things appear on screen, and then we start following links and collecting tabs,” Janne Lindqvist said.
Multi-tasking can also lead to having trouble completing tasks. The activities pile up, which prevents people from being efficient.
Setting a maximum number of open tabs can help.