Navigation Links
Dyslexia may slow a driver's reaction time as much as moderate drinking!!

A resent research done on Dyslexic drivers by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, has managed to spark heated debates among// the Dyslexic community.

A small study done using driving simulators to test the reaction time of 17 Volunteers, (six of the 17 used were dyslexic) by the University found that Dyslexic drivers took 30% longer to react then the other drivers.

Research at the Norwegian University based in Trondheim, asked the volunteers to complete two driving tasks. The first involved a four minute drive along a simulated country road (rural drive) at approximately 30-50 miles per hour. The second task, involved the volunteers to drive through a simulated city at lower speeds for about 10-minutes.

The researchers unraveled that the dyslexic drivers had on an average taken, 0.13 seconds longer to react during the rural drive and 0.19 seconds longer to react during the urban drive when compared to the other drivers.

The researchers concluded that dyslexic drivers may have a problem perceiving rapid change in their environment such as responding to a sign when driving.

However due to the small size of the sample of the study one cannot make definite conclusions hence more research may actually be needed on a larger scale. After all not to forget in a hurry that Sir Jackie Stewart is a dyslexic and was one of the greatest Formula 1 driver.

.Dyslexia is a much more complex medical problem with a large number of variables and any study may not be able to generalize and give conclusions. We are all unique in our own ways and so are the dyslexics.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dyslexia due to cerebellum abnormality
2. Dyslexia Gene Identified and Called "KIAA0319"
3. Chromosome 6 has the Dyslexia Gene
4. Gene For Dyslexia Identified
5. Research Fund for FSU to Eradicate Dyslexia
6. Chiropractic Care Helps Children With Learning Disorders and Dyslexia
7. ZYBAN, The smoking cessation drug marked for its adverse reactions
8. Lupin flour may cause peanut allergy like reactions
9. Differing reactions to anti clotting drugs may be due to genetic variation.
10. Arsenic poisoning reactions can be traced to genes
11. Family history of alcoholism influences reaction to advice
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/25/2017)... ... July 25, 2017 , ... ... announced it will be exhibiting and providing demos of its smart journaling platform ... Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. from August 3-6, 2017. , The APA ...
(Date:7/25/2017)... Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) , ... July 25, 2017 , ... ... employee and father Ezra Clark is taking advantage of a new benefit for employees ... “It really means a lot that the company supports me and other employees as ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... Florida (PRWEB) , ... July ... ... Division Marketing Director,      (407) 916-7235, kklaproth(at)robinsmorton(dot)com , Robins & ... joined together to celebrate the structural topping out of the new Destination ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) State Targeted Response to ... Department of Health Care Services, will facilitate the development of a hub and ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... ... The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free educational forum in ... take place on Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Cleveland Rockside ... a.m. to 12 p.m., with check-in beginning at 8 a.m. The event is sponsored ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... Md. , July 11, 2017  The global ... estimated revenues of approximately $394.1 million in 2016.  Although ... trend of solid growth, in particular as a result ... clinical practice, and the recent introduction of a significant ... need for less-invasive testing of tumor biomarkers to guide ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... 11, 2017 Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on the development of oral drug delivery ... Administration (FDA) has agreed to schedule an End-of-Phase II ... trial of its oral insulin capsule ORMD-0801 in the ... met primary and secondary endpoints by indicating a statistically ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... , July 10, 2017  BDI Group ... and patient support services organization serving specialty pharmacies, ... the launch of four significant, value-added member programs ... insights, better manage reimbursement and improve access and ... factor therapies. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: