media multitasking - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    the practice of using several devices at the same time, for example watching TV while browsing the internet and using a phone

    Heavy media multitasking keeps parents from being atttuned to their kids.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 30/01/2015
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    also a verb

    UK researchers found that people who regularlymedia multitasked” had less grey matter in a region of the brain involved in emotion.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 30/01/2015