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(The Hill)   People texting while walking vindicated   (thehill.com) divider line
    More: Ironic, Brain, Psychology, Electroencephalography, Cognition, naked eye, Neurology, separate task, brain activity  
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913 clicks; posted to STEM » on 18 Jul 2022 at 5:43 PM (20 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-07-18 5:01:20 PM  
4 votes:
People used to ask me how I read books and walked without running into anything.  A combination of paying attention to my peripheral vision and ears.
 
2022-07-18 6:14:00 PM  
4 votes:
I watched someone "exercising their brain" all the way into traffic at a busy intersection last week, so I'm going to have to suggest that whatever benefits texting while walking may have they should be tempered with situational awareness.
 
2022-07-18 6:17:22 PM  
3 votes:
I always enjoy hearing from a proud multitasker and subsequently witnessing them do everything poorly.
 
2022-07-18 6:04:22 PM  
2 votes:
I read books, on my kindle, while walking. They say we need to get more exercise to stay healthy but walking is so farking boring, so I read.

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