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(NPR)   Think you're good at multitasking? Chances are, you aren't   ( divider line
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2013-01-25 12:18:13 AM  
4 votes:
I barely monotask
2013-01-25 12:29:42 AM  
3 votes:
Man, I'm so good at that, I can multitask multitasked things that each have their OWN multitasked things that need multitasking.


2013-01-25 12:15:06 AM  
3 votes:
And this is why i always drive hands free while talking and texting, intoxicated.
2013-01-25 12:15:38 AM  
2 votes:
Multitasking: a creative way to fark up several things simultaneously.
2013-01-25 12:47:24 PM  
1 vote:
What really pisses me off is when I see a person using their laptop while driving and flipping through papers. If your work is that freaking important that the economy of the world will collapse if you stop doing it for the hour it takes you to drive home then just stay at the office an hour later. Its stuff like that that makes me want to nuke everyone in Burlington who works in Toronto.
2013-01-25 03:27:23 AM  
1 vote:
I thought the headline said "Think you're good at hallucenating?" and was already composing this note as I was clicking the button, taking a drink and realizing I read it wrong. So. I win?
2013-01-25 02:07:00 AM  
1 vote:

muck4doo: I can wave my head and wave my hand at the same time.

thats amazing.  I've never seen anything like that
2013-01-25 01:29:23 AM  
1 vote:
I'm typing this with one hand
2013-01-25 12:55:38 AM  
1 vote:

cryptoknight79: Mutlitasking is impossible. Very simple, add 57+222 while thinking of a sailboat with black sails in a thunderstorm. No one can. You switch from sailboat to math problem then back. One can not do the same mental images at the same time. Period.

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2013-01-25 12:43:49 AM  
1 vote:
Clearly you've never seen me masturbate...which you can't, because I combine masturbation with hearing acuteness that would shame an owl equipped with a parabolic sideline microphone.
2013-01-25 12:14:45 AM  
1 vote:
No one actually multi-threads tasks. We just have our cpu scheduler jumping between multiple discrete tasks
2013-01-25 12:12:01 AM  
1 vote:
"People don't multitask because they're good at it," says David Sanbonmatsu, a professor of psychology at the University of Utah and lead author of the study, which was published online in the journal PLOS One. "They do it because they are more distracted. They have trouble inhibiting the impulse to do another activity."

Yup. It's bullshiat. People do it because they're easily, one sec Tivo commercial. Hey, I haven't watched any porn today. Is it weird to watch that while Daily Show is on?
2013-01-25 12:11:26 AM  
1 vote:
I think I'm great at it. Pedestrians might disagree...
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