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Heads-up Display

Several years ago, some vehicle models came with a heads-up display (HUD). Instead of looking down at a panel on the dashboard, speed, distance traveled, fuel level, and time appeared to be displayed over the hood of the car. Discuss this design in terms of divided attention and attentional blink. Do you think the design was a good idea?

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The design of the car could be a problem because when a person is driving, their concentration and vision should be on driving instead of on the heads-up display. By having the ...

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Heads-up-displays would not be a good idea because it could interfere with a person's vision while driving and cause the attentional blink and could affect the person's driving.

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