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Texting and driving: Polls show most people are against it. The same polls show many people still do it. (Lord Jim/Flickr)MoreCloseclosemore
Texting and driving: Polls show most people are against it. The same polls show many people still do it. (Lord Jim/Flickr)

Teen drivers are bombarded with lectures on the dangers of texting and driving. While there is cause for concern when it comes to teens and distracted driving, often times adults are just as guilty of bad behavior.

Dr. Gene Beresin joins us to discuss his recent commentary for WBUR's CommonHealth. He offers advice on how parents can be better role models and explains how young people process mixed messages.

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Dr. Gene Beresin, executive director of The MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds and a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He tweets @geneberesinmd.

This segment aired on May 18, 2017.

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