One step ahead in the distractions game

A little while ago a friend of mine was at a one day conference on efficiency at work and managing your email box. Every time she tweeted a factoid about how many seconds a digital interruption would cost me – I went on to prove the point! We all love to believe in our ability to multi-task, but maybe we are not as clever as we think?

Just watch this five-year old chimpanzee remembering a number sequence flawlessly, and often doing it quicker than the researchers who set the test for him. He is even able to complete the task in fractions of a second when distracted.

You can read more on the story here. In the meantime – I wonder if he could tweet whilst doing it…and if so what he would write?

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