Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021
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Study finds just one person staring at the phone on a pavement can send a crowd into chaos

Telegraph, 04 Apr 2021
Walkers so distracted by their mobile phones that they can't move in a straight line down the street have long been blamed for causing pavement pile-ups.

However, researchers have now scientifically illustrated how just a few rogue pedestrians staring at screens can send people behind and approaching them into a frenzy of confusion.

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