Decision making and personality in traffic offenders: a study of Israeli drivers.

@article{Lev2008DecisionMA,
  title={Decision making and personality in traffic offenders: a study of Israeli drivers.},
  author={Dror Lev and Eyal Hershkovitz and Eldad Yechiam},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={223-30}
}
Traffic offences present danger to the offender, and to others. This study examines differences in decision making and personality between traffic offenders and non-offenders. Fifty-one traffic offenders participating in penalty courses were compared to a control group of 36 drivers who were not penalized for traffic offences in the 5 years prior to the study. All participants performed the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT), a popular decision task employed for assessing cognitive impulsivity, and… CONTINUE READING

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