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Posts tagged as “texting”

The Myth of Multitasking Test

Watch this video, and then try the exercise yourself or with a group. (You will need paper and pencil for this one, plus a stopwatch or watch with a second…

Hands-Free Safety

What is “hands-free” technology? Earpiece, dashboard system, voice-to-text, or speaker phone. Hands-free technology and driving: The brain quickly toggles between tasks – but can’t do two things at the same…

The Hands-Free Debate

Is it safe to use a hands-free device to talk on a cell phone while driving? Debate this question for three minutes with a partner or with teams taking each…

Multitasking: Fact or Fiction?

How many thinking tasks can your brain focus on at one time? The answer is – one. If your brain has more than one thinking task to choose from, it…

How to Stop Being “Driven to Distraction”

What do you think distracted driving means? ANSWER Distraction occurs any time you take your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind off your primary…