Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do
Do you think you are an attentive driver? Does your driving behavior change based on the weather, the amount of traffic, or your mood? How often do you beep your horn? Have you ever experienced road rage? These and other questions are explored in Tom Vanderbilt’s book, Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (And What It Says about Us). Tune in this Tuesday when the author joins us for a conversation about what’s going on in our brains while our hands are on the wheel.
- How We Drive – Tom Vanderbilt’s Blog
- We Drive As We Live
- Wikipedia: Traffic Psychology
- Behind the Wheel: Driving Takes Our Behavior for a Spin
- Honk If You Know Why You’re Honking
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