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The Limited Bandwidth Of Our Brain

The Limited Bandwidth Of Our Brain

In order to understand one person speaking to us, we need to process 60 bits of information per second. With a processing limit of 120 bits per second, this means you can barely understand two people talking to you at the same time. Under most circumstances, you will not be able to understand three people talking at the same time.

With such attentional restrictions, it’s clear why many of us feel overwhelmed by managing some of the most basic aspects of life.

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