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Thursday, June 04, 2009

More Proof of Cell Phone Distraction

Cell Phone Ringtones Can Pose Major Distraction, Impair Recall

ScienceDaily (2009-06-03) -- A flurry of recent research has documented that talking on a cell phone poses a dangerous distraction for drivers and others whose attention should be focused elsewhere. Now, a new study in the Journal of Environmental Psychology finds that just the ring of a cell phone may be equally distracting, especially when it comes in a classroom setting or includes a familiar song as a ringtone. ... > read full article

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