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Mobile Brain/Body Imaging (MoBI) of Physical Interaction with Dynamically Moving Objects

Introduction<p>Studying human brain dynamics accompanying natural cognition (Gramann et al., 2014) works best by studying the brain under naturalistic …

Do I Like You? Subconscious Evaluation of Social Groups Occurs in Milliseconds

<b>Freiburg scientist has decoded brain processes associated with the subconscious evaluation of social groups.</b><p>Humans assess each other within …

A psychologist says parents should do these 12 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who lacks confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others.<p>This can end up holding …

People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Humans Are Really Bad At The Most Critical Part Of Using A Semi-Autonomous Car

The state of self-driving cars on the road at the moment is we have some semi-autonomous systems that can get flustered and require human …

Expertos prevén uso excesivo de los vehículos autónomos

WASHINGTON (AP) — Se prevé que los vehículos autónomos inicien una nueva era de movilidad, seguridad y comodidad. Pero también habrá un problema de …

Tesla’s Autopilot lowers probability of having an accident by 50% based on early data, says Musk

Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk made an interesting comment that went mostly unnoticed during a talk in Norway. While talking with Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Musk said that based on early data from the Autopilot program, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system, the …

Volvo says it will take the blame if one of its self-driving cars crashes

Ahead of a speech to be delivered in DC by Volvo Cars CEO Håkan Samuelsson on Thursday, the company has laid out its concerns about roadblocks to moving forward on self-driving tech in a press release. As has been frequently suggested by automakers and industry experts alike, Volvo thinks the …

Automakers agree to make auto braking a standard by 2022

The private-public agreement could save lives.<p>By 2025, almost all new vehicles in the US will come with automatic emergency braking systems, thanks to a pact 20 automakers made with the government. The companies and the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety …

Automotive Industry

When Autonomous Vehicles Roam the Roads, We Won't Need Stop Lights

Autonomous vehicles are going to radically change how we get around, and as they become commonplace in our streets, we’ll need to rethink how we …

Autonomous Vehicle

This is what most Americans think about self-driving cars

The funny thing is, even though fully autonomous cars haven't yet rolled into showrooms, many drivers already own cars with autonomous <i>features</i>. Furthermore, AAA found that 61 percent of drivers want systems like automated braking, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assist on their next …

Google car crash—who's to blame when a driverless car has an accident?

But following an accident, legal liability can still depend on whether a collision is due to the negligence of the human driver or a defect in the …

1 in 10 New Cars Will Be Driverless by 2035

These cars have steering wheels, but they won't soon.<p>You can't fight progress. Self-driving cars are coming, and even the most conservative of estimates show that driverless vehicles are on their way.<p>About 10% of the light vehicles sold in 2035 will be driverless, according to data from <b>IHS</b> …

Driverless Car? Forget About It. Porsche Says Keep That iPhone In Your Pocket

The fundamental problem with pronouncements is that they can be remembered later.<p>This may not be so bad if whatever was pronounced or predicted …

Autonomous Cars

Google is testing how driverless cars work in the rain

Google is testing how its self-driving cars fare in the rain, as it moves the vehicles to Washington state in the US.<p>This is the third location that Google is testing its autonomous vehicles as it develops its software and puts the cars to work in different road environments.<p>"We are excited about …

Self-Driving Cars Will Thrive With More Regulation

Sometimes 'government meddling' is just what the innovators need.

Testing Google's Driverless Cars Sounds Like a Nightmare

Being behind the wheel is more stressful when you're not driving.<p>The dream of the self-driving car is that you can just hop in and not have to worry about paying any attention. We'll get there someday—someday soon—but for the moment, being behind the wheel of a self-driving car sounds like <i>more</i> work …

Volvo wants you to Netflix and drive

New technology, designed with Ericsson, will let you stream video even when you have no signal<p>Volvo thinks you're going to be watching a lot of video when your car is driving itself, and it's working with Ericsson to create smarter streaming technologies to reliably get you <i>Modern Family</i> on your …

People hated operator-less elevators at first, will self-driving cars differ?

Images by Jordan Chittley<p>Toward the end of a business day, men and women in suits stream out from metallic doors indented between towering white marble at First Canadian Place in Toronto. They have stepped onto one of 29 elevators servicing 72 floors, pressed a button and stepped off at the ground …

SAE Levels of Driving Automation

SAE International's On-Road Automated Vehicle Standards Committee, on which I serve along with experts from industry and government, will soon …

Cyber attacks demonstrated on autonomous ground vehicles - Help Net Security

Mission Secure Inc. (MSi), a cyber defense technology and solutions provider, and Perrone Robotics Inc. (PRI), a provider of robotic and autonomous …

The boredom of 'driving' a self-driving car

I was a few hours outside of Los Angeles, tooling down I-5 at the wheel of a sleek Audi A7 on a gorgeous day when a little girl in an SUV smiled and …

Autonomous Tech

Should Your Autonomous Car Choose to Kill You Instead of Others?

Automobile manufacturer and some companies are starting to invest autonomous driving technology. Tesla put it in their Model S, Uber CEO said; they …

In A Driverless Car Future, More People Will “Drive” Because They Don’t Need A License

There are a surprising number of people who don’t travel by car because they don’t have a drivers license. The reasons for not having a license are …

Maybe Autonomous Cars Need To Start Driving Like Assholes The Way People Do

The Morning ShiftAll your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn't your time more important?<p>Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your …

Autonomous Cars

Should driverless vehicles break the law to increase safety?

The cars are twice as likely to get in an accident, in part because they drive the speed limit.<p>Driverless vehicles penchant for closely following the …

Driverless cars always obey the law—and it's a problem

But the incident shined a spotlight on a very real issue with driverless cars: they're too safe, and that simply doesn't mesh with the way humans drive.<p>The fact of the matter is humans don't obey traffic laws all the time — sometimes we zip through yellow lights or commit a rolling stop at stop …