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Driving Simulator Performance in Novice Drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Role of Executive Functions and Basic Motor Skills
Previous studies have shown that individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) demonstrate poorer driving performance than their peers and are less likely to obtain a driver’s license. This studyExpand
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Aging and Repeated Thought Suppression Success
Intrusive thoughts and attempts to suppress them are common, but while suppression may be effective in the short-term, it can increase thought recurrence in the long-term. Because intentionalExpand
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Stereotype Threat Impairs Older Adult Driving
Summary Stereotypes can harm human performance, especially when activated in individuals with diminished working memory capacity (WMC). Performance implications for the stereotype of poor drivingExpand
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Considerations of a Dual-systems Model of Cognitive Development and Risky Driving.
The dual-systems model of adolescent risk-taking postulates that risk-taking during adolescence partially results from an imbalance in the development of the executive and the socio-emotionalExpand
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Low Hanging Fruit: Use of Virtual Reality Driving Simulation in Department of Motor Vehicles to Assess Minimal Competence of Novice Drivers
Nationally, Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license novice drivers based in part on on-road assessments. Intuitively it is assumed that such assessments are fair, reliable and valid measures ofExpand
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On Working Memory Capacity and Implicit Associations between Advanced Age and Dangerous Driving Stereotypes
Despite a large literature on implicit stereotypes, no one has scientifically documented the stereotype that older adults are dangerous drivers, even though its existence may impact older adults'Expand
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On Attentional Control and the Aging Driver
Theories of cognitive aging suggest diminished frontal lobe function and reduced attentional control could contribute to age-related changes in driving a motor vehicle. To address this possibility,Expand
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The Roles of Working Memory Capacity, Visual Attention and Age in Driving Performance
Older adult drivers' disproportionate involvement in traffic fatalities coupled with growing population projections for this age group present a need for public policy that regulates the safety ofExpand
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On attentional control and the elderly driving stereotype
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Thought suppression across time: Change in frequency and duration of thought recurrence.
Some studies have found that trying to suppress thoughts increases their long-term recurrence, a phenomenon associated with psychopathology, particularly obsessive-compulsive disorder. However,Expand
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