Human Anatomy and Physiology

Why is it difficult to rub your stomach and pat your head at the same time?

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04/25/2008

Because most people have only one dominate side of the brain that they use. Such as right or left handed. If you are an experienced guitar player or piano player, you have taught yourself to be both right and left handed and doing the pat head rub tummy trick will be easy for you.