Cognitively distracted cycling - a bike simulator study

M. Møller, F.L. Berghoefer, M. VollrathNews room

  1. Behavioural effects of secondary cognitive tasks among cyclists were assessed in a controlled bicycle simulator experiment
  2. Participants were randomly assign to one of three distraction groups: None, Acoustic speech task, Podcast task
  3. Events with different level of predictability were included to assess the behavioural effect of cognitive distraction
  4. Practical implications for headphone use and safe cycling are suggested
  5. The study is a collaboration between the Technische Universität Braunschweig and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

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