Concurrent task performance enhances low-level visuomotor learning (a rare exception to the general rule that multitasking dramatically and seriously degrades performance).

Take-home message: a paradoxical result. Sometimes, when performing a very dull task, being forced to deploy extra attention to another simultaneously-performed task makes you better on the first task. This is a rare exception to the general rule that multitasking dramatically and seriously degrades performance (see this too; and also). Don’t text and drive: you’ll crash (this is kinda yuck and not… Read More