Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 13 December 2017 Humans are special in that we are capable of doing multiple things simultaneously. One of the attributes that makes humans special is that we are capable of doing multiple things simultaneously. After getting 15 humans and 12 pigeons to perform a multitasking exercise recently, however, German scientists have discovered that birds are able to switch from one task to another just as quickly as people – and in some instances, they’re even quicker. The researchers believe that this slight multitasking advantage is a result of the brains of birds, despite being small, having a higher density of neurons than those of humans. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Is your male colleague lazy? Erectile dysfunction may be to blame Lifestyle Is there a right age to freeze my eggs? News Lower muscle mass in your arms could heighten your mortality risk Diet and nutrition 3 ways to improve your eating habits Fitness Why you need to choose your running shoes carefully Diet and nutrition What is oat milk – and is it even good for you? Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.