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Fuel for the Mindful Driver- over-estimating ability

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FUEL FOR THE MINDFUL DRIVER – Our biases lead to over-estimating our ability in adverse conditions This paper was written for winter driving, but the same applies for driving in rain and at night or on narrow roads.  In general, we tend to assume that we are better drivers than we really are, and we fail to adjust for deteriorating road conditions. “Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving Psychological scientists have long known that people...

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