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Why Hands-Free Phones Are A Driving Danger

Many states have already banned the use of handheld cell phones while driving, however, new research finds that hands-free phones may be just as distracting and dangerous. ... More>

Visual ‘Gist’ Helps Us Figure Out Where a Crowd Is Looking

We can tell where a group of people is looking, after a fraction of a second, by perceiving the group as a single entity rather than a collection of individuals. ... More>

Visual Exposure Predicts Infants’ Ability to Follow Another’s Gaze

Gaze following typically emerges in infancy, and new research looking at preterm infants suggests that it’s visual experience, not maturational age, that underlies this critical ability. ... More>

Seeing and Perceiving

Considered one of the world’s most influential cognitive psychologists, Anne Treisman developed a classic psychological model of human visual attention. The feature integration theory of attention proposes a two-stage model for […]... More>

Would Motorcyclists Be Safer If There Were More of Them?

One of the primary reasons that motorcyclists are so vulnerable to traffic accidents may be their paucity, according to a recently published study. ... More>