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How Multitasking Affects Human Learning

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How Multitasking Affects Human Learning

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How Multitasking Affects Human Learning

How Multitasking Affects Human Learning

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Multitasking is part of daily life. But humans remember and learn differently when their attention is divided. Russel Poldrack, a UCLA psychology professor, speaks with Lynn Neary about what occurs in the brain during multitasking.