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posted: Thursday September 5th - 10:52am

Texting, Driving, ADHD: Danger Ahead

Texting while driving impaired the driving performance among ADHD teens.

ADHD Teen and Driving, Teen Driving
Researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center who road-tested the performance of teens — half of whom were diagnosed with ADHD — on a driving simulator found that texting while driving significantly affected speed and lane position of the ADHD drivers. “Texting is especially dangerous because it involves visual, manual, and cognitive distractions,” says senior author Jeffery N. Epstein, Ph.D., director of the Center for Attention...
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