Introduction to Your Physical Environment

A college library

I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state . . .

–Heidi Klum, fashion model and television host

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Analyze the impact of your surroundings while you study
  • Define distraction and multitasking, and describe how personal technology may help or hinder your study efforts


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