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information overload syndrome [1 record]

Record 1 2019-01-31


Subject field(s)
  • Psychology of Communication
  • Information Processing (Informatics)
  • News and Journalism

[A disorder characterized by] apathy, indifference, or mental exhaustion arising from exposure to too much information [or] excessive amounts of information from the media, the Internet, or at work.


  • Psychologie de la communication
  • Traitement de l'information (Informatique)
  • Information et journalisme

[Les nouvelles temporalités professionnelles] ont contribué à la propagation du syndrome de surcharge informationnelle, concept qui désigne un déséquilibre entre la quantité d'informations à traiter et les ressources pour y parvenir.


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