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A sixth sense protects drivers except when texting

While much has been made about the dangers of texting and driving, less attention has been focused on the age-old distractions of being absent minded or upset while driving. A team of researchers from the University of Houston ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Other
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What readers think about computer-generated texts

Readers like to read texts generated by computers, especially when they are unaware that what they are reading was assembled on the basis of an algorithm. This, at any rate, is the conclusion suggested by the results of an ...

dateMay 03, 2016 in Other
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What your emojis say about you

When you add a smiley face to the end of a message, you may be saying more than you realise. Emoticons, faces formed from punctuation symbols such as :-), and emojis, picture symbols, are now common features of the way we ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Social Sciences
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