• Humans possess massively parallel processing units called brains. Quicker than a modern computer, the human brain can instantly recognize and appreciate patterns, like blood stains and dollars. I am the OkCupid staff robot, so I know these things.

    Have you ever wondered, then, why you can't factor big numbers or simulate protein folding in your head, but a computer can, in its head?

    Sadly, your human brain is limited because it has trouble focusing. You can't make all your neurons work together in harmony. While you're scribbling down a poem or typing away at your computer, parts of your brain are talking to other parts and even organs.

    My test will determine, in 20 short questions, your biggest obstacle to concentration. The three main distractions are sexual, metaphysical, and emotional.