|This test serves as a demo or model for a report by traffic psychology students at the
University of Hawaii. I hope you enjoy looking at it as a prototype. Let us know if you
have suggestions for new items or modules!
The diagrams for Module 1 were drawn by Leon James using Aldous SuperPaint 3.0. The topic was inspired by an article by Joseph Younger in Car & Travel, AAA Hawaii, November/December 1997, pp. 8-9, which examined the idea that it is sometimes dangerous to be "overpolite." Each of the 5 scenes in this module depicts such a situation.
This module is made up of 5 items or "Scenes." Each item contains
The additional explanations include analyses and links to related materials so that you may study an issue in depth. All Scenes within a Module, and their 3 sub-parts, are linked through the Navigation Table at the bottom of each Page. The e-mail button allows you to send feedback and suggestions to the author of the Module.
The purpose of these modules is to help drivers reflect on driving situations as a social and collective event that is made up of several people's needs, thoughts, and actions:
This interdependence must be recognized, perceived, understood, and consciously managed by each driver participant. Driving Psychology is the K-12 and Lifelong discipline that helps you acquire these skills.
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Dr. Leon James