Date: 10/12/2013

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Distracted walking: look up from your smartphone

I knew it was time to write this when I started shouting out loud at strangers as I crossed the road: “Watch out! Look up from your phone!” I don’t know if you’ve noticed it too. Distracted walking seems to have suddenly got worse. What’s distracted walking? It’s walking along a street or a road while staring down at your smartphone (scrolling, typing or looking at a map, for example)….

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Date: 06/08/2013

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The multitasking myth

Do you Tweet while watching TV? Or online shop while glancing up at a programme? If so, you’re not alone. Ofcom statistics released in the last few days provide evidence for something most of us can feel is happening to us – we just can’t seem to do one thing at once. Owning multiple devices, the temptation is high to get on with something else at the same time as…

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