October 24, 2014

Texting And Walking Just Makes You Look Silly

A new study from the University of Queensland looked at the effects that texting and reading texts had on walking. From a 3D movement analysis system, they found that modified body movement includes walking slower, moving the neck less, and deviating more from a straight line—or in other words walking crooked. I’m not sure they needed 3D imaging to tell that. This is the funny part though, the researchers said that “this may impact the safety of people who text and walk at the same time.”

[ Read the Article: Warning: Walking And Texting May Cause You To Walk Like A Robot ]

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