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Contact: Lee J. Siegel
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University of Utah

Psychologists David Sanbonmatsu and David Strayer

Caption: University of Utah psychology Professors David Sanbonmatsu and David Strayer with the driving simulator they use in some of their research on cell phone use and driving. In a new study, Sanbonmatsu and Strayer found that the people most likely to multitask have lowest multitasking ability. That includes people who talk on cell phones while driving.

Credit: David Strayer, University of Utah.

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