Psychological roadblocks to the adoption of self-driving vehicles


Self-driving cars offer a bright future, but only if the public can overcome the psychological challenges that stand in the way of widespread adoption. We discuss three (ethical dilemmas, overreactions to accidents, and the opacity of the cars' decision-making algorithms) and propose steps towards addressing them.

Nature Human Behaviour
JF Bonnefon
JF Bonnefon
Behavioral Scientist