Drivers using cell phones have "tunnel vision," says the preliminary conclusion of a study conducted at the University of Rhode Island at Kingston. What's more, the researchers say that the tunnel vision continues after phone use ends – maybe because drivers still are preoccupied with the conversation even after they hang up. Professors Manbir Sodhi and Jerry Cohen put a head-mounted, eye-tracking device on drivers and determined that their alertness plummeted when they were ...
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