Brain Overload: Multitasking Dangers

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PHOTO: Communications professor Zheng Wang of Ohio State University found that when subjects were hit with two visual challenges, for example driving while texting, their performance plummeted. Brain Overload: Multitasking Dangers Multitasking overwhelms the brain, but scientists have shown that not all multitasking is equal. It is safer to do two things that involve different senses, such as listening and looking, than tasks that involve the same ones, such as driving while texting.

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