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Cruise Control May Prevent Speeding, But Slow Reaction Times

New research finds that cruise control can help drivers stick to the speed limit, but may also have a negative impact on reaction time and attention to the road. ... More>


When It Comes To Driving, Most People Think Their Skills are Above Average

Most people rate themselves as having driving skills far above average, but a new study shows that we don’t all agree on what it means to be a good driver. ... More>


Bicyclists Beware: The Psychology of Car-Bike Crash Risks

Differences in how bikers and drivers perceive risk on the road could have implications for preventing crashes. ... More>


Flu psychology: Who risks what for whom?

My local pharmacy is offering flu shots. The sign grabbed my attention the other day, because it was a sweltering, muggy day, and it seemed way too early to think […]... More>


Stress turns men into risk-takers, while women play it safe