How Neurons Multitask
Duke University researchers have shown that neurons seem to be capable of carrying more than one signal at a time. They do this, apparently, in much the same way that telecommunications engineers developed rapid switching between pieces of two different messages.
Multitasking Does Not Make Us More Productive
There is plenty of evidence that multitasking is not what we think it is. A new study showed the negative impact of distractions on memory.