Examining the Impact of Cell Phone Conversations on Driving Using Meta-Analytic Techniques

@article{Horrey2006ExaminingTI,
  title={Examining the Impact of Cell Phone Conversations on Driving Using Meta-Analytic Techniques},
  author={William J. Horrey and Christopher D. Wickens},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          196-205
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The performance costs associated with cell phone use while driving were assessed meta-analytically using standardized measures of effect size along five dimensions. BACKGROUND There have been many studies on the impact of cell phone use on driving, showing some mixed findings. METHODS Twenty-three studies (contributing 47 analysis entries) met the appropriate conditions for the meta-analysis. The statistical results from each of these studies were converted into effect sizes and… CONTINUE READING

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