Just as I don't text and drive, I also don't text and walk. I stand still to do my digital business. Sure, like everybody else, I was curious if I could successfully walk and text at the same time. But one jarring landing down a driveway drop-off was enough to make me give it up for good. Now, I have some scientific backing for my decision.
A team of researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia conducted a study titled "Texting and Walking: Strategies for Postural Control and Implications for Safety." The work focused on the gait performance of 26 healthy individuals when walking normally, reading on a phone, and then texting.… Read more