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Scott W. Campbell
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Scott W. Campbell is Pohs Professor of Telecommunications and Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Michigan. His research helps explain mobile communication behaviors and consequences, especially in the contexts of texting while driving, adolescent sexting, and civic engagement. Campbell is also working on a new theoretical framework about mobile communication that integrates cognitive processing with changes in social structure.

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Why Do People (Still) Text And Drive?

(1) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 10:22 AM

The use of mobile devices while driving has emerged as one of the most serious threats to public safety. Both voice and text features are problematic, but texting is especially dangerous because of the attention it demands from our eyes, hands, fingers and brains. By texting I mean any context...

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