Science: Project XS-F2-U25

Some 5,000 persons, one by one, climbed into the driver's seat, took hold of the steering wheel, put right foot on the accelerator, left foot on the floorboards, looked at the green traffic light in the pillar before them. The scene was not a highway but the psychological laboratory of Massachusetts State College at Amherst, or the 1935 Boston automobile show, or the 1934 Eastern States Exposition at Springfield, Mass. When the person being tested put his foot on the accelerator, the cam of a motor...

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