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The Fourth Annual CHSS Beer Tasting

As part of Mason's Alumni Weekend, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is partnering with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media to present a beer tasting of local brews. Join us for fun, great food and beverages, and your alumni friends!

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Little Interruptions Cause Big Trouble in New Distraction Study

Cyrus Foroughi, a second-year doctoral student, conducted a study on the impact of interruptions, along with fellow doctoral student Nicole Werner, alumnus Erik Nelson and Dean Deborah Boehm-Davis. They found that even short distractions during intensive tasks such as writing cause significant drops in overall production and quality of work.

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