02-19 Lecture Slides (Final)

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Unformatted text preview: llocated to multiple tasks by taking various factors into account The Effects of Cell Phone Use on Driving: Strayer & Johnson’s (2001) Study n༆  The main question ¨༊  n༆  To what extent does cell phone conversation interfere with driving? Two hypotheses ¨༊  The peripheral interference hypothesis n༆  ¨༊  The problem = physical constraints from holding a phone by hand The attentional hypothesis n༆  The problem = diversion of attention from driving 6 2/19/13 Strayer & Johnston (2001): Experiment 1 n༆  Simulated driving task ¨༊  ¨༊  Pursuit tracking Detecting red lights n༆  Inconsistent with the peripheral interference hypothesis Secondary task groups ¨༊  Cell phone: n༆  n༆  ¨༊  Handheld phone Hands- free phone No difference Radio (comparison group) Strayer & John...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course PSYC 2145 taught by Professor Cheriking during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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