Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and APPC researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of incorporating a virtual driving assessment system into the driver’s licensing process in Ohio.
A new study from APPC and CHOP suggests that relatively slower growth of working memory is linked with teen driving crashes.
Teenagers with weaknesses in certain processes that are part of executive functioning are at a greater risk of hazardous driving, a literature review from researchers at APPC and CHOP has found.
The journal Media and Communication has published a special issue on "Adolescents in the Digital Age: Effects on Health and Development," edited by APPC research director Dan Romer.
Dan Romer wrote in The Hill that guns, like cars, are a major cause of deaths and injuries in the United States, especially for young people. Yet we know so much about motor-vehicle deaths than guns deaths - because we study them.