Ben Lewis-Evans at the University of Groningen discovered in his PhD research that driving speed is not completely the result of conscious choice. Drivers (test subjects) drove more slowly when their driving simulator flashed up masked images. This means that emotions that we don’t even know we have can influence driving speed, which could have consequences for the design of the traffic environment, including billboards and advertising, and for driving safety campaigns.
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Polarization, cybercrime, personal injury, sustainable behaviour... These are just some topics of recent public academies. The themed lectures are one example of the many initiatives that have arisen over the past few years to spread knowledge and...
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Stynke Castelein is dedicated to helping people with severe mental illnesses to regain their place in society and to give meaning to their lives. She and her team are researching new treatment methods for people with severe mental illnesses. Her...
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