can you do more than one thing at once?

“If you want to get more done, be mindful
If you want to have more time, be mindful.
Mindful means one thing at a time.
It’s how the brain works, no matter how you try to convince yourself you can do it (although there is evidence that fast media/video-gamer kids are a little faster at switching. Not because they have a younger brain, but because their brains were more wired for this pace at a younger age).”
http://headrush.typepad.com/creating_passionate_users/2005/03/your_brain_on_m.html
“In the flow state, Csikszentmihalyi found, people engage so completely in what they are doing that they lose track of time. Hours pass in minutes. All sense of self recedes. At the same time, they are pushing beyond their limits and developing new abilities. Indeed, the best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to capacity. People emerge from each flow experience more complex, Csikszentmihalyi found.”
The Art of Work [Fast Company] via Find your flow [lifehacker.com]
“The human brain, with its hundred billion neurons and hundreds of trillions of synaptic connections, is a cognitive powerhouse in many ways. “But a core limitation is an inability to concentrate on two things at once,” said René Marois, a neuroscientist and director of the Human Information Processing Laboratory at Vanderbilt University.”
http://pages.citebite.com/g1d4c3h8i0nab
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