Can the human brain listen and think at the same time?

It doesn’t seem to me possible to think and listen at the same time. When the teacher is speaking, I cannot listen and at the same time think about the lesson. Either I will focus on interpreting what the teacher says, or I’ll think about the lesson, but to do both is impossible. Let’s illustrate this

If twenty five divisions are not enough, then the general will not win the battle. Either three wings of tactical air support will be provided or the general will not win the battle. Also, it is not the case that twenty five divisions are enough, and that three wings of tactical air support will be provided. Therefore, twenty five divisions are not enough.

From P. Suppes Introduction to logic(1957)

I don’t think if a teacher presents this argument, and continues, that we’ll be able to follow without stopping.

Is it possible? If so, how efficient is that?

Question: Why do you think the Salem Witchcraft trials happened? The Great Awakening and the Enlightenment…

Explain these two events, describe their specific influence in the Thirteen colonies and explain the link between these and the American revolution. Last, do you think there would have been an American revolution in 1776 without the Great Awakening and the Enlightenment? Why or why not.

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Question: I think I have a cockroach infestation?

Alright, so up until a few months ago there was no cockroach issue. I am an extremely clean person, I always have been. So the thought of a cockroach infestation makes me vomit. I have been seeing a lot of cockroaches lately. A lot outside in my neighborhood and a lot inside my house, I never had this problem up until a few months ago. I would rarely ever see them but now I see atleast five a day and at night there’a ton in my neighborhood. How do I get them out. I cannot move nor can I afford an exterminator