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Link: Can you Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time?

Ever heard the expression « bet you can’t walk and chew gum at the same time? » I am not sure I really appreciated the full extent of its meaning until just last week.

At the 3rd International Congress on Gait and Mental Function in Washington DC in February, a series of new research studies were unveiled. One such study, described by Prof. Jeffrey M. Hausdorff , Director of Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, was on the topic of dual-tasking while waking. That is, walking and doing one other thing at the same time – like talking, observing the trees and flowers or other tasks that require a little attention.

Posted on by T.A.O. on 30th August 2014 to the tread

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