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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Gary Dell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: Gary Dell, a psycholinguist in the department of psychology at Illinois, and his colleagues found that young and old drivers lose about 20 percent of their ability to retain and retell a story while driving.

Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, U. of I. News Bureau.

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