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Real-Time Data May Be the Best Backseat Driver

Researchers from the University of Groningen find that live in-car feedback with financial Pay-As-You-Drive incentives dramatically reduced speeding and unsafe driving behavior. ... More>


Old (Commuting) Habits Die Hard

The ideal time to convince commuters to make the switch from driving to taking public transportation appears to be right after a major event disrupts their day-to-day travel routine. ... More>


Observer Article

Measurement on the Move

Tamlin Conner, University of Otago, discusses her use of mobile-communications data to study emotions and health. ... More>


The Perils of Being a ‘Chameleon’ in a Job Interview

Unconsciously mirroring another person’s behavior—known as the "chameleon effect"—tends to increase likability, but new research finds that unwittingly mimicking negative behavior comes at a cost. ... More>