News tagged with distractions
(HealthDay)—Animals make great companions for senior citizens, but elderly people who always drive with a pet in the car are far more likely to crash than those who never drive with a pet, researchers have ...
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A new study shows there is a gender gap when it comes to behavior and self-control in American young children – one that does not appear to exist in children in Asia.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Each day, an average of nine people are killed in the United States and more than 1,000 injured by drivers doing something other than driving.
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Your brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar. That theory has been around for years, but University of Oregon neuroscientists have captured elusive hard evidence that people indeed detect ...
Neuroscience May 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Many parents are putting their precious cargo at risk while driving, according to survey results that will be presented May 5 and 6 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Pediatrics May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Senior drivers who always take a pet in the car are at increased risk for being involved in a motor vehicle collision, said University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers. In a study published in Accident An ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Psychologists at the University of Birmingham suggest that 'attentive eating' affects how much people choose to eat.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research led by a psychologist at the University of Liverpool has found that using memories of recent meals reduces the amount of food eaten later on. It also found that being distracted when eating leads ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Dieters may want to forget episodes of falling off the wagon, but researchers say an attentive memory for what is eaten could help people eat less at their next meals.
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Baycrest Health Sciences' Rotman Research Institute (RRI) and the University of Toronto's Psychology Department have found compelling evidence that older adults can eliminate forgetfulness and perform as well ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
It's now unlawful to shave or use a mobile phone while driving, but reading billboards is still OK. Or is it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Eating while distracted generally makes people eat more without being aware of it, but reducing bite sizes may be able to counter this effect, according to new research published January 23 in the open access journal PLOS ON ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Serious errors administering drugs to children are occurring frequently due to workload, distraction and ineffective communication, according to a new study exploring the relationship between the nursing ...
Pediatrics Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The ability to focus and switch tasks readily amid distractions was compromised for up to two months following brain concussions suffered by high school athletes, according to a study at the University of ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—It happens to most of us at some point - our eyes are on the road, our mind starts to wander, and several kilometres down the road we're either snapping out of it ... or involved in a road accident.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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