Researchers study aspects of attention and vulnerability to distracted driving

student and faculty researchers pose in front of car in driving simulator


Do new automotive technologies put teen drivers and those with ADHD at a higher risk of accidents? PBS students and faculty are featured in a video highlighting their research funded by the Institute of Diversity Sciences at UMass Amherst.

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Pictured left-right: Yalda Ebadi (Industrial Engineering), Abigail Helm, Professor Jennifer M. McDermott, Professor Shannon C. Roberts (Industrial Engineering), Adaeze Egwuatu, and Christina Hogan.

female student uses driving simulator with eye tracking glasses