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2013-08-06 13:09:45

A recent study compared the differences between novice and experienced drivers using a driving simulator and modeled the difference using computational cognitive models. The method and results provide important cognitive-psychological bases for developing intelligent driver training and driving assistance systems. The study titled "Modeling the effect of driving experience on lane keeping performance using ACT-R cognitive architecture," authored by Shi Cao, Yulin Qin, and Mowei Shen, has...

2013-04-12 15:36:47

People with sleep apnoea are more likely to fail a driving simulator test and report nodding whilst driving, according to new research. The study will be presented today (12 April 2013) at the Sleep and Breathing Conference in Berlin, organized by the European Respiratory Society and the European Sleep Research Society. Sleep apnoea has previously been linked with an increased chance of being involved road traffic accidents. A research team from the University Hospital in Leeds, UK,...

2013-03-13 23:03:14

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman at The Perecman Firm encourages more drivers to test their abilities to text and drive. A driving simulator can demonstrate the dangers and consequences of texting while driving without the possibility of harming anyone. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Many people believe they can text and drive safely despite statistics suggesting otherwise. To make the experience of texting while driving more realistic, New York State Police set up a...

Hands Free Does Not Mean Brain Free
2013-03-01 05:11:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Making a left-hand turn at a busy intersection while talking on a hands-free cellphone could be the “most dangerous” thing we do on the road due to the high level of brain activation involved, according to a new Canadian study. Researchers tested healthy young drivers operating a novel driving simulator equipped with a steering wheel, brake pedal and accelerator inside a high-powered functional MRI. This methodology...


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