We are all inundated with email alerts 24/7/365. Each of these alerts has a hidden costs beyond the split second view time. While this limited form of multitasking seems efficient on the surface it actually takes more time in the end and increases the risk of error. "Meyer has said that even brief mental blocks created by shifting between tasks can cost as much as 40 percent of someone's productive time."
To Change Your Outlook Settings
Source: American Psychological Association