Motivated Multitasking: How the Brain Keeps Tabs on Two Tasks at Once

The human brain is considered to be pretty quick, but it lacks many of qualities of a super-efficient computer. For instance, we have trouble switching between tasks and cannot seem to actually do more than one thing at a time. So despite the increasing options –and demands–to multitask, our brains seem to have trouble keeping tabs on many activities at once . [More]

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