Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Only a Few Can Multi-Task - Bits Blog -


The researchers found that about 2.5 percent of the college students they studied were able to simultaneously talk on the phone while navigating in a driving simulator. By comparison, the other students in the study saw their driving performance on fall 20 to 30 percent, according to David Strayer, a psychology professor involved in the study.

By comparison, the super-taskers “were completely unimpaired,” Mr. Strayer said. The study called them “rare but intriguing individuals with extraordinary multitasking ability.”

Only a Few Can Multi-Task - Bits Blog -

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