r/todayilearned May 04 '21

TIL "Highway hypnosis" is an altered mental state in which a person can safely drive an automobile great distances with no recollection of having consciously done so. It is a manifestation of automaticity, where the conscious and subconscious minds are able to concentrate on different things.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highway_hypnosis
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u/Valogrid May 04 '21

I just assumed this was Jesus taking the wheel.

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u/cocobellahome May 04 '21

It was probably another driver seeing you daydreaming and yelling ; “Jesus! Take the fucking wheel!!!”

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u/nosh02110 May 04 '21

I just want to know how they know my name is Jésus

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u/jacksalssome May 04 '21

Probably your name tag.