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"Driver Distraction"

♥ Book Title : Driver Distraction
♣ Name Author : Kristie Young
∞ Launching : 2008-10-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1420007491
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781420007497
⊕ Number Pages : Total 672 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A Practical Resource for Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Driver Distraction It is estimated that up to 23 percent of crashes and near-crashes are caused by driver distraction, and these figures will likely increase as more and more distractions, both inside and outside the vehicle, compete for driver attention. Driver Distraction: Theory, Effects, and Mitigation gives a comprehensive overview of this issue, outlining the underlying theory of distraction, its effects on driving performance and safety, strategies for mitigating its effects, and directions for future research. It also brings together the wide array of literature on the topic into one, all-inclusive volume. Includes Recommendations for Managing Distractions in the Technological Age This comprehensive volume reviews the full range of distracting activities that occur while driving, and available ergonomic methods, guidelines, and checklists for the measurement and mitigation of driver distraction. It also recommends ways to manage distraction through enhanced data collection and analysis, driver education and training, driver licensing, legislation and enforcement, vehicle design, road design, company policies, and future research. Beneficial for a broad audience, including: Vehicle manufacturers Road transport authorities and safety agencies Traffic and transport engineers Automotive equipment manufacturers and suppliers Company safety managers Standards organizations Transport safety research agencies This work comes at a critical time when road safety authorities are just beginning to recognize the importance of driver distraction as a road safety issue. With balanced and practical guidance, it aims to prevent driver distraction from escalating into an even more significant problem."Article| Kristie Young| Statement ..."

"Driven To Distraction"

♥ Book Title : Driven To Distraction
♣ Name Author : Edward M. Hallowell
∞ Launching : 1994
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780684801285
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0684801280
⊕ Number Pages : Total 319 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment of attention-deficit Disorder (ADD)"Article| Edward M. Hallowell| Statement ..."

"Distraction Osteogenesis of the Facial Skeleton"

♥ Book Title : Distraction Osteogenesis of the Facial Skeleton
♣ Name Author : William H. Bell
∞ Launching : 2007
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1550093444
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781550093445
⊕ Number Pages : Total 609 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The book highlights the application of distraction osteogenesis in repositioning of teeth. The paradigm in orthognathic surgery has shifted in a way that it is now possible to perform distraction osteogenesis in an outpatient basis. The principles and procedures involved in this cutting edge technique are outlined in the book. Rapid orthodontics, sophisticated imaging, tissue engineering, principles of bone healing and tissue repair and more are discussed by leaders in the field. Through distraction osteogenesis (slow movement), and orthognathic surgery (immediate movement), virtually every kind of facial deformity is treatable in a reasonable period of time. Dr. Bell, a prime mover in oral and maxillofacial surgery, has collected contributions from first-class academicians and practitioners in the field for this lavishly illustrated volume. Key Features Intensely clinical flavor with 600 full color illustrations DVD containing surgical videos and case reports,cutting edge procedures and imaging."Article| William H. Bell| Statement ..."

"Bored to Distraction"

♥ Book Title : Bored to Distraction
♣ Name Author : Claudia Schaefer
∞ Launching : 2012-02-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780791486078
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0791486079
⊕ Number Pages : Total 211 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Popular culture in the 1990s, especially cinema, can be considered a showcase for the accumulated hopes and fears of the twentieth century. From the promise of material goods to the profusion of despair, from devastating tragedy to exaggerated rapture, a dizzying array of images assaults the eye. Drawing on recent films from Mexico and Spain, Bored to Distraction navigates this visual terrain, from melodrama to horror, looking for what, if anything, might be excessive enough to rouse us from our comfortable everyday routines."Article| Claudia Schaefer| Statement ..."

"Defeating the 8 Demons of Distraction"

♥ Book Title : Defeating the 8 Demons of Distraction
♣ Name Author : Geraldine Markel
∞ Launching : 2008-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780595475407
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 059547540X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 180 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Are distractions sabotaging your efforts to get ahead? Do you feel like you're constantly plagued by technology or interruptions by others? Lurking around us are forces-labeled demons-that interrupt our flow of attention and psychic energy and it's time to fight back! This book is designed to arm workforce employees, independent professionals, and family managers with simple, yet powerful strategies to defeat the 8 Demons of Distraction. Whatever your special life circumstances, you can use this book to reduce everyday distractions and needless mistakes. Find an in-depth description of each Demon, its sources, and insidious effects. Learn to: reduce distractions increase productivity enhance work/life satisfaction decrease stress Practical, step-by-step strategies will help you rid your life of formidable enemies such as: The "Technology Demon", The "Unruly Mind Demon", The "Activities Demon", and five others. Find a research-based, proven plan of attack to decrease stress and increase your daily effectiveness at home and on the job. "Defeating the 8 Demons of Distraction is an invaluable and affirming resource for both professional service providers and consumers. There are many publications on human behavior, time management, and specific techniques for getting better organized at home and at work. This one pulls it all together, in an easily approachable, enjoyable, and thorough way. Dr. Markel presents realistic examples of challenges plaguing millions of people from every walk of life and level of accomplishment. And she follows those examples with solutions that work. Give yourself the gift of this book to enhance your own life and the lives of those around you." Paulette Ensign www.Tipsbooklets.com - The Booklet Queen National Association of Professional Organizers, National President 1995-97"Article| Geraldine Markel| Statement ..."

"Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis"

♥ Book Title : Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis
♣ Name Author : Nejat Erverdi
∞ Launching : 2014-10-09
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9783319077079
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 3319077074
⊕ Number Pages : Total 123 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book describes a new method of alveolar distraction osteogenesis that offers important advantages and can be used for the treatment of various orthopedic abnormalities and congenital malformations. Detailed guidance is provided on selection of patients suitable for alveolar distraction, including those with cleft lip and palate, skeletal class II malocclusions and cystic lesions involving the alveolus. All aspects of treatment using the ArchWise distraction appliance are then covered, including technical preparation, surgical set-up and osteotomies, docking site surgery, orthodontic finishing, implant placement and prosthetic restorations. Relevant information is also included on the principles of distraction osteogenesis and bone histology and quality after the procedure. The book concludes with helpful case presentations covering different scenarios in which ArchWise distraction of alveolar bone is appropriate."Article| Nejat Erverdi| Statement ..."

"Drinking to Distraction"

♥ Book Title : Drinking to Distraction
♣ Name Author : Jenna Hollenstein
∞ Launching : 2013-12
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781483405117
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1483405117
⊕ Number Pages : Total 96 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "She never drove or worked drunk, never injured herself or someone else, never woke up next to a strange man, was fired, went bankrupt, or became homeless because of her drinking. But for years Jenna Hollenstein worried that she was using alcohol for the wrong reasons. Though it didn't cause her to spiral out of control, drinking seemed to be detracting from her life in subtler ways: missed opportunities, unaddressed fears, challenges not taken, relationships not cherished, and creativity unexplored. Rather than a series of dramatic events often associated with alcoholism, her decision to stop drinking was based on years of introspection, pros and cons lists, and conversations with friends, family, and a wise therapist. Though she never "hit bottom," Hollenstein eventually realized that drinking was not enhancing her life: it was distracting her from it."Article| Jenna Hollenstein| Statement ..."


♥ Book Title : Distraction
♣ Name Author : Damon Young
∞ Launching : 2014-12-05
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781317488217
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1317488210
⊕ Number Pages : Total 176 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Most of us struggle with distraction every day: the familiar feeling that our attention is not quite where it should be. We feel it at work and at home and it can be frustrating and uncomfortable. But what is distraction? In his lucid, timely book, Damon Young shows that distraction is more than too many stimuli, or too little attention. It is actually a matter of value - to be distracted is to be torn away from what is worthwhile in life. And for Young, what is most worthwhile is freedom: not simply rights or legal liberties, but the capacity to patiently, creatively craft one's own life. Exploring the lives of such luminaries as Henri Matisse, Karl Marx, Seneca and Henry James, Young exposes distraction in work, technology, art, politics and intimacy. With warmth and wit, he reveals what is most valuable, and what is best avoided, in the pursuit of a life of one's own."Article| Damon Young| Statement ..."

"Driver Distraction and Inattention"

♥ Book Title : Driver Distraction and Inattention
♣ Name Author : Mr Trent W Victor
∞ Launching : 2013-02-28
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781409474135
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1409474135
⊕ Number Pages : Total 384 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "It is estimated that, in the United States, around 20 percent of all Police-reported road crashes involve driver distraction as a contributing factor. This figure increases if other forms of inattention are considered. Evidence (reviewed in this volume) suggests that the situation is similar in other countries and that driver distraction and inattention are even more dangerous as contributing factors in crashes than drug and alcohol intoxication. Having a solid evidence-base from which to develop injury countermeasures is a cornerstone of road-safety management. This book adds to the accumulating evidence-base on driver distraction and inattention. With 24 chapters by 52 authors from more than 10 countries, it provides important new perspectives on the definition and meaning of driver distraction and inattention, the mechanisms that characterize them, the measurement of their effects, strategies for mitigating their effects, and recommendations for further research. The goal of this book is to inspire further research and countermeasure development to prevent and mitigate the potentially adverse effects of driver distraction and driver inattention, and, in doing so, to save lives."Article| Mr Trent W Victor| Statement ..."

"The Distraction Trap"

♥ Book Title : The Distraction Trap
♣ Name Author : Frances Booth
∞ Launching : 2013-04-29
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780273788591
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0273788590
⊕ Number Pages : Total 240 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "If you're worried that you're losing the power to concentrate The Distraction Trap can help. Learn how you can easily release your life from the steely grip of modern technology where you're always available and always connected. Discover how you can radically boost your productivity by keeping your whole brain and both eyes on the task in hand. You may think you can do ten things at once, with a scattered thinking approach and expect to do everything well and on time. Well, you can't. The Distraction Trap will empower you to focus and prioritise, switch off your email, say 'no' to social media ruling your life and help you rediscover your lost powers of concentration. Your campaign to reclaim your life starts here and now!"Article| Frances Booth| Statement ..."

"Distraction, No Traction"

♥ Book Title : Distraction, No Traction
♣ Name Author : Robert Colacurcio
∞ Launching : 2014-02-22
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781493149995
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1493149997
⊕ Number Pages : Total 105 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "If we all were not so distracted these days by one thing and another, we would notice more the fallout from our lack of focus. Sophistication in the form of multitasking is just one example; it’s become a synonym for “cultivated distraction.” Distraction comes in many forms. There is a time management demonstration in which a large jar is first filled with big stones, then pea gravel, then fine sand and finally water. At each stage the jar appears full until a finer ingredient is added to the mix. The point of the demo is to emphasize the importance of getting your priorities right. If the big stones don’t go in first, then you will never get them in. This book invites the reader to focus first on the “big stone” of one’s ultimate purpose. Remembering to remember to remember one’s ultimate purpose is the first step in eliminating other finer forms of distraction. The erosion of meaning through the slippage caused by distraction is the overall theme of this book."Article| Robert Colacurcio| Statement ..."

"The Problem of Distraction"

♥ Book Title : The Problem of Distraction
♣ Name Author : Paul North
∞ Launching : 2011-10-19
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780804778978
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0804778973
⊕ Number Pages : Total 248 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "We live in an age of distraction. Contemporary analyses of culture, politics, techno-science, and psychology insist on this. They often suggest remedies for it, or ways to capitalize on it. Yet they almost never investigate the meaning and history of distraction itself. This book corrects this lack of attention. It inquires into the effects of distraction, defined not as the opposite of attention, but as truly discontinuous intellect. Human being has to be reconceived, according to this argument, not as quintessentially thought-bearing, but as subject to repeated, causeless blackouts of mind. The Problem of Distraction presents the first genealogy of the concept from Aristotle to the largely forgotten, early twentieth-century efforts by Kafka, Heidegger, and Benjamin to revolutionize the humanities by means of distraction. Further, the book makes the case that our present troubles cannot be solved by recovering or enhancing attention. Not-always-thinking beings are beset by radical breaks in their experience, but in this way they are also receptive to what has not and cannot yet be called experience."Article| Paul North| Statement ..."