Andrew Smart wants you to sit and do nothing much more often and he has the science to explain why At every turn, we repushed to do more faster, more efficiently: that drum beat resounds throughout our wage-slave society. Multitasking is not only a virtue, it s a necessity. But Autopilot argues that slackers may have the last laugh. It makes a compelling case backed by science that filling life with activity at work and at home actually hurts your brain.Autopilot is a witty, informative, and wide-ranging book that draws on the most recent research into brain power. Use it to explain to bosses, family, and friends why you need to relax right now.