On a personal level, I have known for a long time that my wife can do this while I can not, and assumed that there might be a gender-based component to the cause. Hmm... Might be time for a re-think of that hypothesis.
Sunday, September 16, 2007
Human Auditory System: Ability to listen to two things at once is inherited
Researchers at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) have found evidence that the ability to listen to listen to and comprehend two things at once was mostly an inherited skill.