Interview Compilations

Cell-phones and driving - why does it increase risk?
Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
David Strayer - Driver Distraction Dr. David Strayer is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Utah who has investigated the effects of distraction on performance in numerous studies. His research has clearly shown the large cost of common distractions - like cell phone use... David Strayer goCognitive
Driver distraction and cell phones In this interview Dr. David Strayer from the University of Utah talks about his research on driver distraction and how cell phone use while driving impacts driving behavior. Using different empirical approaches ranging from observational studies to... David Strayer goCognitive 00:18:16
How attention research can inform public policy In this second part of his interview with goCognitive, Dr. David Strayer from the University of Utah talks about the public policy impact of scientific studies on driver distraction. While many states have disallowed hand-held cell phone use while... David Strayer goCognitive 00:06:09
Interindividual differences in multitasking ability Dr. David Strayer from the University of Utah identified a small subgroup of people who seem to be able to multitask extremely well. These "supertaskers" show little or no impairment when dividing attention between driving and talking on... David Strayer goCognitive 00:06:23