Advances in Research and Theory by Brian H. Ross (Eds.)

By Brian H. Ross (Eds.)

The Psychology of studying and Motivation sequence publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, starting from classical and instrumental conditioning to complicated studying and challenge fixing. every one bankruptcy thoughtfully integrates the writings of top participants, who current and speak about major our bodies of study suitable to their discipline. Volume fifty one contains chapters on such diverse issues as emotion and reminiscence interference, electrophysiology, mathematical cognition, and reader participation in narrative. * Volume 54 of the very popular Psychology of studying and Motivation sequence * a necessary reference for researchers and lecturers in cognitive technology * correct to either utilized issues and uncomplicated examine

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By Brian H. Ross (Eds.)

The Psychology of studying and Motivation sequence publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, starting from classical and instrumental conditioning to complicated studying and challenge fixing. every one bankruptcy thoughtfully integrates the writings of top participants, who current and speak about major our bodies of study suitable to their discipline. Volume fifty one contains chapters on such diverse issues as emotion and reminiscence interference, electrophysiology, mathematical cognition, and reader participation in narrative. * Volume 54 of the very popular Psychology of studying and Motivation sequence * a necessary reference for researchers and lecturers in cognitive technology * correct to either utilized issues and uncomplicated examine

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Holding the phone to listen and talk). We will see that this assumption is not supported by the empirical research. 2. Do Cell-Phone Conversations Increase the Crash Risk? There are several methodologies that have been used to address this question. Each methodology has strengths and weaknesses. Converging evidence from the different techniques provides a definitive answer to the question (“YES”). The simplest method uses naturalistic observations to see how their driving behavior is altered with the concurrent use of a cell phone to dial, talk, or text.

This page intentionally left blank C H A P T E R T W O Cognitive Distraction While Multitasking in the Automobile David L. Strayer, Jason M. Watson, and Frank A. Drews Contents 1. A Framework for Understanding the Sources of Driver Distraction 2. Do Cell-Phone Conversations Increase the Crash Risk? 3. Why Does Talking on a Cell Phone Impair Driving? 4. Are All Conversations Harmful to Driving? 5. Can the Interference Be Practiced Away? 6. Is Everyone Impaired by Using a Cell Phone While Driving?

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