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Music in the Car Can Cause Teen Drivers to Tune Out

Most drivers listen to music or the radio in the car, but for inexperienced drivers listening to music may become a dangerous distraction. ... More>


Finding the Way to a Better Sense of Direction

Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). ... More>


Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>


Real-Time Data May Be the Best Backseat Driver

Researchers from the University of Groningen find that live in-car feedback with financial Pay-As-You-Drive incentives dramatically reduced speeding and unsafe driving behavior. ... More>


Negative Emotional Cues Send Drivers to Distraction

New research investigating the role of emotions in distracted driving finds that hearing, as well as seeing, emotional words can have a significant impact on the way we drive. ... More>