Brain Doesn't Multitask Very Well
from the like-that's-a-surprise dept
Here’s a study telling you what any elementary school kid will tell you: it’s difficult to rub your stomach and pat your head at the same time. It’s doable – but you don’t do either one particularly well. Well, that’s not exactly what the study said – but they did say that human brains don’t multitask very well. The article suggests this could be important in thinking about legislation banning cell phones in cars.