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A Deadly Wandering : A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age
by Matt Richtel




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Digging deeper into his Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting on the issue of distracted driving, Matt Richtel examines the impact of technology on our lives through the lens of Reggie Shaw, a college student, who, while texting and driving, killed two rocket scientists in 2006.

Students will follow Reggie through the tragedy of the crash, the police investigation, his prosecution, and the role he plays today as an important advocate against distracted driving. Along the way, Richtel gives students cutting-edge scientific findings about human attention and technology that will help them envision how to manage this crisis both individually and on a societal level.

Freshman Common Read: Boise State University, University of Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina University, University of Vermont, California State University Chico, Avila University

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Overview

Digging deeper into his Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting on the issue of distracted driving, Matt Richtel examines the impact of technology on our lives through the lens of Reggie Shaw, a college student, who, while texting and driving, killed two rocket scientists in 2006.

Students will follow Reggie through the tragedy of the crash, the police investigation, his prosecution, and the role he plays today as an important advocate against distracted driving. Along the way, Richtel gives students cutting-edge scientific findings about human attention and technology that will help them envision how to manage this crisis both individually and on a societal level.

Freshman Common Read: Boise State University, University of Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina University, University of Vermont, California State University Chico, Avila University


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780062284075
  • ISBN-10: 006228407X
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Company
  • Publish Date: June 2015
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.3 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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