Multitasking is the common experience faced by many of us in this mechanical life, more common with the working women population in India. Its more with those working in the field of information technology, because of the added burden with digital stressors and work interruptions in the form of target achievement, year ending and so on. After the covid pandemic it has become worse than before of the online working platform which has forced the employees to do each and every work digitally. This is the right time to probe deep into the effect of digital stressors and work interruptions on the physiological functioning of various organ systems of our body. Though many research works has been done in the field of stress physiology, studies on physiological stress response to multitasking with digital stressors and work interruptions are sparsely been done. In this context, this article has been written to provoke the interest of research workers to do more studies on this; especially the exploration of changes in the autonomic nervous system and immune system should extensively be done.
Keywords: covid pandemic, digital stressors, multitasking, stress response, work interruptions