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Why We Pass Some Cars, Follow Others

On the highway, drivers are more likely to follow slow-moving expensive cars, and to pass cheaper-looking vehicles, a study shows. ... More>


Rats Shown to Feel Regret Over Bad Decisions


Researchers Build Profile of the Drowsy Trucker

Sleep-deprived truck drivers are often more fatigued than they realize, and they also tend to skip rest breaks during their road trips, research shows. ... More>


Signs That Make Us Blue, But Safe

Sad billboard images and roadside memorials appear to change drivers' behavior at yellow traffic signals, research shows. ... More>


Champions of Psychology

Champions of Psychological Science: Brian Nosek

APS Fellow Brian Nosek tells young scientists not to be afraid of being different or of looking stupid. ... More>