In their study, Monash University researchers put a number on it: During a 16-minute trip, the average parent takes their eyes off the road for nearly three and a half minutes.
So long as you're not being pressured to do it, staying at your desk can result in less fatigue than previously expected, says a new study.
If you're trying to win a skeptic over to your side, direct and sustained eye contact can work against you, according to new research.
James Madison’s analysis of the American republic is often praised for its brilliance, but the 4th president could not have envisioned the chutzpah and anti-government zeal of the 2013 House Republicans.
By not being in the same time zone as its neighbors, Spaniards are suffering issues ranging from low worker productivity to a persistent feeling of jet-lag brought on by not enough sleep.
Since 2011, the London agency has employed a team of "super-recognizers" who have an exceptional memory for faces. Despite their success, legal experts say their use could raise questions about what's considered allowable testimony in court.
Last week a US appellate court sided with a group of public sector employees who claimed they were fired because they "liked" the Facebook page of their boss' election opponent.
The signs, some of which will contains messages like "It can wait," will direct drivers to one of 91 already-existing rest stops and parking areas in the hopes of combating texting while driving.
A University of Texas-Austin study showed that test subjects presented with a comments section that had a "Respect" option tended to select it more often for comments that opposed their own viewpoint.
Newly published in PLOS ONE is a study in which students showed improved speed and comprehension when reading short lines of text on the devices.
Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY is one of the first in the nation to replace all 40 of its print textbooks with digital versions, accessible via a tablet or laptop.
More importantly, would your dog want one? Two Auburn University engineers have created a system that in test environments produced an obedience accuracy rate of almost 98 percent.
The year-old startup, which operates in San Francisco and Austin, has many plans for people's mail, not the least of which is "making [it] as sortable and searchable as email."
Nordic Choice CEO Petter Stordalen laid down the new law after becoming involved with UNICEF's campaign against child trafficking and exploitation.
Visitors to the £90 million (US$141 million) building, located in London's Brent borough, can select questions from a touchscreen and "Shanice" will answer them from her "seat" on a screen behind the reception desk.