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Thursday, January 05, 2006

Erotic images cause car accidents

You guessed it, and researcher have recently measured it - erotic images (those smutty underwear billboard, etc.) on the roadside cause about 0.5 second of distraction, which might be the reason for some car accidents on busy streets. People being shown shocking photographs tend to miss the images that come right after - the so called emotion induced blindness.

Source: Psychology Today, Jan. 2006

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