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Bad At Multitasking? Blame Your Brain

As technology allows people to do more tasks at the same time, the myth that humans can multitask has never been stronger. But researchers say it's still a myth — and they have the data to prove it.

Jon Hamilton, NPR science correspondent, and Daniel Weissman, professor of cognition and perception at the University of Michigan, explain why humans can only focus on one thing at a time.

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