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 News Former Banyana midfielder Makhosi Luthuli on her struggle with Lymphoma Medical 4 foods that can improve your hearing Lifestyle PSA: You can now track your periods using your Fitbit Fitness How to burn more kilojoules at the gym — without doing any extra exercise Lifestyle ‘I have endometriosis – but nobody understands it’ Lifestyle Obesity in the workplace: What role should your employer be playing? From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Colds & Flu » Stop believing these 9 flu myths Why the flu makes you feel so miserable 10 ways to avoid being ‘patient zero’ in the office Do not be that sniffling co-worker in the office, infecting everyone around them. Coffee & Your Health » SEE: The dangers lurking in your cup of coffee Can coffee really make you live longer? Does coffee cause cancer? Some argue your coffee should come with sugar, cream – and a cancer warning.