2 edition of psychology of driving found in the catalog.
psychology of driving
by Thomas; Blackwell Scientific
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||324|
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This course provides an introduction to the broad field of driving psychology and examines the contribution of individual differences and biological influences to behaviour relevant to the driving task. This short course presents a detailed overview of the driver psychology area. The topics covered include: If you would like to book. MicroSummary: “The Road Less Traveled” is an ultra-popular psychological book by M. Scott Peck, aiming to redefine concepts as ubiquitous as love and religion, and striving to demonstrate how understanding discipline and grace is essential to both leading a healthier life and truly grasping the meaning of your existence. A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth.
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In this jargon-free and very accessible book, Hole applies psychological methods and insights to this every-day experience with two audiences in mind. First, he speaks to accident investigators, who frequently rely on well-developed understandings of engineering and forensics and less insight into the psychology of the by: The Psychology of Driving is a fascinating introduction into the psychological factors at play when people get behind the wheel.
Exploring the role of personality traits and cognitive functions such as attention in driving, the book considers why human error is most often to blame in road accidents, and how we can improve driver : Graham J. Hole. The Psychology of Driving is a fascinating introduction into the psychological factors at play when people psychology of driving book behind the wheel.
Exploring the role of personality traits and cognitive functions such as attention in driving, the book considers why human error is most often to blame in road accidents, and how we can improve driver : Taylor & Francis.
We’ve all met armchair psychologists claiming to have the answers, and people that ask if psychologists can tell what they’re thinking. The Psychology of Everything is a series of books which debunk the popular myths and pseudo-science surrounding some of life’s biggest questions.
The Handbook of Traffic Psychology covers all key areas of research in this field including theory, applications, methodology and analyses, variables that affect traffic, driver problem behaviors, and countermeasures to reduce risk on roadways.
Comprehensive in scope, the methodology section includes case-control studies, self-report instruments and methods, field methods and naturalistic. In a driving context, agreeableness denotes the likelihood that the driver will be compassionate and co-operative with other motorists.
Those low on agreeableness are, for example, less likely to allow another driver to merge into their lane, or to wait for a driver to park before pulling around them.
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Based on insights from a wide range of transport behaviors, The Psychology of the Car shows the “why” of automotive cultures, providing new perspectives essential for understanding its attractiveness and for defining a more desirable transport future. In the pages to follow I shall attempt to consider the activities of the driver from a psychological perspective.
In so doing I shall take my point of departure in the ideal driver. Everyone knows that people drive in very different ways and that obviously all of these different ways of driving have their own psychological by: In the accompanying article on the psychology of auto racing, Shaun Tyrance, Ph.D., refers to the fate of British racing driver Dan Wheldon to exemplify the danger of the sport.
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Driving Psychology is informed by crash analysis reports that identify specific driver errors that need to be corrected through further training, especially the driver’s faulty assumptions about the distance, speed, or position of other cars and their impending action.
In his book License to Kill, Weier proposes that licensing procedures include a "psychological evaluation" to deny a driver's license to people who are likely to be dangerous on the road. But this is not a workable solution because personality tests are not foolproof methods for.
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Fisher, Matthew Rizzo, Jeffrey Caird, John D. LeeCited by: Get this from a library. The psychology of driving. [Graham Hole] -- "Do we become better or worse drivers as we age. Why do we indulge in risky behaviour when driving. Will technology remove the human role in driving forever. The Psychology of Driving is a.
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When you break it down, driving is pure behavior. It involves perception, cognition, emotion, and social acumen to operate a car — to process the information conveyed by lines, signs and symbols, to navigate while steering, and to share the space with all those other by:.
Traffic psychology deals with the noncognitive, cognitive, and sensory-motor aspects of people in the context of driving, dealing with traffic, and dealing with others. By identifying feelings that cause cognitive thoughts, traffic psychology allows the understanding of resulting actions and.
Guests discuss the psychology behind the desire to speed and why drivers think nothing of going above the limit. Leon James, professor of psychology, University of Hawaii; co-author, Road .Listening to the radio or books on tape did not impair driving performance, suggesting that listening per se is not enough to interfere.
However, being involved in a conversation takes attention away from the ability to process information about the driving environment well enough to safely operate a .