Text-walkers are SAFE!? Posted by: admin , July 31, 2015 People who text & walk are SAFE? Academics at the University of Bath and Texas USA say ‘text-walkers’ have developed a ‘protective shuffle’ to lower the risk of potential accidents. According to the study, texting causes people to slow down and make exaggerated movements to negotiate crowds and compensate for diminished vision. In a walking task undertaken as part of the study, texters took 26% longer to complete the obstacle course, but managed to step over & around things! Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11770695/Text-walkers-evolve-protective-shuffle-to-prevent-injuries.html by Share! Tweet admin About the author Leave a Reply Cancel reply Name (required) E-mail (required) Website 1+1= (required) Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.