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  • Study: Multi-tasking on the street not a good idea for older people

    Postdoctoral researcher and study co-author Mark Neider in the lab with the multidirectional treadmill and simulated street scene used in the multi-tasking study.

    Postdoctoral researcher and study co-author Mark Neider in the lab with the multidirectional treadmill and simulated street scene used in the multi-tasking study.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor's note: To contact Art Kramer, call 217-244-8373; e-mail a-kramer@illinois.edu. To reach Mark Neider, e-mail mneider@illinois.edu. The paper, “Walking and Talking: Dual-Task Effects on Street Crossing Behavior in Older Adults,” is available from the U. of I. News Bureau.