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Researchers say only 2.5% can multitask

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Can you multitask?  Chances are you said yes, but the real answer is no.

Researchers in Utah say a decade of research led them to a group of super-taskers who can effectively focus on more than one task.

But that percentage is only 2.5 percent of humans.

An article from Tuesday's Wall Street Journal gave a few hints about concentration.

  1. Recognize your limitations and focus on just one thing, like driving and not texting.
  2. Make your senses work together.  If you talk to someone in a loud room - look at them.
  3. If you need to get something done, block off some time. Give yourself enough time to get every task done.

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