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Driving With a Hangover Just as Dangerous as Driving Drunk

After a night of heavy drinking, hungover drivers showed the same degree of impairment behind the wheel as drunk drivers. ... More>


Risky Business: Teens Brains Behind the Wheel

A team of Finnish researchers investigates the neural underpinnings of risky behavior in teens. ... More>


Why We Worry About Shark Attacks, Not Car Crashes

New research from the University of Waikato demonstrates how our perceptions of risk on the road don’t always match up with the reality. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring partner responsiveness and cortisol over time, electrophysiological signals of recognition memory, and propranolol and loss aversion. ... More>


Why People Buckle Up in Cars, But Not in Cabs

Most people understand that seat belts could save their lives, but behavioral research shows why they don't always use them. ... More>