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Science Discovers That Texting Actually Changes the Way Your Brain Thinks

A new study has found that some individuals’ brains can have a unique waveform in response to smartphone texting. This “texting rhythm” is the collective result of things that happen during texting like eye focus, handling the device and message construction, among others.

It is rare to find someone who does not own a smartphone these days. However, it seems knowledge about its effects remains scarce. Thanks to this recent study, we now know that physiological changes actually take place.

Germany Has an Awesome Solution to Saving the Lives of People Who Text and Walk

In an effort to ensure the safety of its pedestrians, one city in Germany has installed traffic signals right into its sidewalks so pedestrians will not need to look up while using their smartphones.

Officials of Augsburg discovered that many pedestrians often ignored traffic signals when walking while absorbed with their smartphones, the Washington Post reported.