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Why ‘Batman’ Met a Tragic Death on the Highway

Research shows that pedestrians often underestimate how visible they are to drivers at night, and motorists overestimate their own accuracy at spotting pedestrians in the dark. ... More>


Bike Visibility Does Little to Change Drivers’ Dangerous Overtaking

Donning reflective safety gear did little to prevent drivers from getting dangerously close when passing a bicyclist. ... More>


Age Is Just a Number

People tend to proceed through life trying to act their age. But the pioneering research of Ellen Langer suggests that adopting the attitude of a younger person may actually have […]... More>


Man with Restored Sight Provides New Insight into How Vision Develops

A man whose sight was restored after 40 years of blindness continues to have very limited vision a decade after regaining sight, researchers find. ... More>


Observation

Werner Named Recipient of Verriest Medal

APS Fellow John S. Werner will receive the 2015 Verriest Medal at the biennial meeting of the International Colour Vision Society, July 3–7, 2015, in Sendai, Japan. Werner, Distinguished Professor […]... More>