Listening to music while jogging, biking makes you deaf to dangers!

FPJ BureauUpdated: Sunday, June 02, 2019, 08:30 AM IST
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WASHINGTON: Listening to music on iPods or mobile phones while walking, jogging, or biking has its own set of perils, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Statistics have revealed that distracted exercising may come with risks similar to those of distracted driving, which is evident from the fact that for the first time in four years, pedestrian deaths have risen.

According to Diana Deutsch, a psychologist at the University of California at San Diego, music isnt distracting only because it siphons off your ability to hear other noises like a car or- super scary- an attacker approaching. Music floods the brain and takes over your thought processes, ABC News quoted her as saying.

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