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MIT studies seek to limit the stress of driving

Research could help promote better-designed cars and highways — and less behind-the-wheel tension

Cars make Kael Greco nervous. And he has the computer read-outs to prove it.

A graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s program in urban planning, Greco drives only occasionally. But when he does, Greco tricks out a rented Zipcar with an array of digital monitoring devices to measure his state of mind while cruising through the challenging traffic of Greater Boston.

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