I can recall hearing Prof. Nass on NPR recently. At the time, I wanted to ask the question, does playing a musical instrument and simultaneously singing a lyric constitute multitasking? I have some skill on the guitar and piano but not as a sight-reader. I have always found it very difficult to play a complex accompaniment and sing at the same time. Do these tasks involve different sides of the brain?
posted by John Baum
November 5, 2009 @ 8:42 PM
I thought Iunderstood the meaning of multitasking, but now I'm not sure. When I sight read music, I somehow "understand" the key and once established never think of it again. Is that seeing the big picture, and the key is just an element of the big picture, or is that multitasking?
posted by Jan Case
November 24, 2009 @ 12:54 PM
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