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Learn about a one-of-a-kind pilot study that employed a virtual pedestrian crossing environment to explore how eye-tracking technology could be used to evaluate children’s behavior and point of view before crossing.
Learn about a new CIRP study, published in Health Education and Behavior, that examined novel measures of cell phone use while driving to better understand how and at what speeds adolescents use their cell phone while driving.
In a new Journal of School Nursing podcast, Catherine C. McDonald, PhD, RN talks about her research to develop a theoretically grounded, web-based intervention to address teen driver inattention.
Learn about how CIRP is establishing a new Neuroscience of Driving Research Program that will bridge basic neuroscience with applied driving research at the clinical and broader population level.
Naturalistic data provides a real-world look at how teen drivers crash. Read about a line of research comparing teen and adult drivers, which was recently recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine.
As states consider whether to improve existing Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) provisions or to extend current requirements to include older novice driver populations, it is critical for the research community to provide rigorous scientific evidence. Read about new CIRP@CHOP research that is contributing to the debate.
Read more about new CIRP@CHOP research showing how children cope with an injury and potential ways to prevent posttraumatic stress.
Learn about research being conducted at CHOP to help reduce teen driver distraction that was recently published in the Journal of School Nursing.
Janice Bonsu, a recent graduate of UPenn's MPH program, shares her experience working with CIRP's Dr. Allison Curry and Eve Weiss in the area of exploring the experiences of healthcare professionals who provide driving rehabilitation services to adolescents with autism.
The CIRP Driving Simulator Core has new features and a new home at the Roberts Center for Pediatric Research in Philadelphia.