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  • Q:

    Results from a study of cellphone usage among drivers involved in car crashes reveals that, compared to non-distracted drivers, drivers using cell phones, even the hands-free models, were 4 times more likely to crash, while drivers conversing with passengers were only 1.6 times more likely to crash. Which of the following conclusions can reasonably be drawn from these results?

     

    A

    Auditory sensory inputs are stronger during distracted driving than are visual sensory inputs.

    B

    Activity in the occipital lobe is stunted in the cellphone group compared to the passenger group.

    C

    Passengers and drivers do not appear to be heavily involved in conversation.

    D

    Differences in selective attention among distracted drivers relates to crash involvement probability.



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