WONDER #2220: Are Humans Good at Multitasking?

Question 1 of 3

When people think they’re multitasking, they’re actually repeatedly switching between tasks, a phenomenon psychologists call what?

  1. multitasking
  2. serial tasking
  3. repeat tasking
  4. tisk tasking

Question 2 of 3

True multitasking can only occur if the tasks being performed involve different what?

  1. technologies
  2. body parts
  3. languages
  4. brain processes

Question 3 of 3

The part of the brain that helps us switch rapidly between different tasks is called the what?

  1. executive system
  2. legislative lobe
  3. judicial matter
  4. rapid switcher

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