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EurekAlert: Penn and CHOP receive $1.84 million to study ways to curb cell phone use while driving

The objective of the grant is to translate findings from the field of behavioral economics to interventions that can be delivered through smartphones to “nudge” drivers to reduce distracted driving arising from cell phone use. Behavioral economics combines insights and findings from psychology and economics to explain, and try to correct, counter-productive or predictably irrational decision-making. Read more at EurekAlert