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Short answer There is scientific evidence that boredom can increase error rates. Background My gut feeling would tell me that boredom decreases vigilance, which then would increase the chance of errors. Vigilance being defined as sustained attention (Oken, 2006). And indeed, vigilance has been directly linked to boredom, and more specifically, boredom ...


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Short answer Multiple factors are in play that affect error making. Cognitive load is an important element that increases the chance of making errors. Other factors are the presence of distraction, levels of stress or level of vigilance. Background It's a matter of chance. In psychophysics, the field of research I'm spending most of my time in at the ...


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Lack of guilt is related to psychopathy, although there could be other reasons for it, e.g. ideological self-justifications, like breaking a law you don't agree with. Psychopathy is partially inheritable, which means the genetically-unexplained variance is usually attributed to enivronmetal differences. The propensity for guiltlessness is part of a narrower ...


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Kesting, Treiber and Helbing (2000) created an Intelligent Driving Model (IDM) based on actual data on the German highway. The model is a single lane model, assuming that the trailing car tries to fixate the distance of the leading car by accelerating and decelerating only. From Kesting, Treiber and Helbing (2008): The IDM acceleration is a continuous ...


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