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Holy Safety Net! Religion and Recklessness

Moral instruction is a big part of religion. That’s why most faiths come with strict laws of personal conduct. Indeed, many believe that living a sober life, free of risk […]... More>


What Sends Teens Toward Triumph Or Tribulation


Risky Drivers More Likely to Ignore Road Rules Even as Pedestrians

Research comparing risky behavior between pedestrians and drivers finds that some people are more likely to engage in dangerous behavior, behind the wheel or not. ... More>


Yellow Lights Pose Particular Peril for Older Drivers

Our reactions at yellow traffic lights may change in unexpected ways as we age, making intersections particularly dangerous for older drivers. ... More>


Risky behavior by teens can be explained in part by how their brains change