• The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 98 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
20122019
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Research

The goal of human factors research is to better understand how humans interact with technological systems – from simple tools through to complex technology such as power plants and transportation systems. My research uses basic psychological principles of cognition and perception to better understand how we interact with these technological systems, and to help design systems that are safe, productive, and error-free. In the transportation domain, this includes research which applies basic memory, attention, and perception principles to reducing unsafe driving behaviours, such as speeding and distraction. In air traffic control, it includes research aimed at improving our understanding of automation design and developing solutions for high degree automated support in this and other similar complex work settings. Other research looks at how best to design technological systems to optimize human operator situation awareness and workload across a range of contemporary settings where humans interact with technology.

Keywords

  • Applied psychology
  • Visual perception
  • Human factors
  • Prospective memory
  • Driving simulation

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 98 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 16 Article
  • 1 Conference paper
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
Aptitude
Task Performance and Analysis
Individuality
Impulsive Behavior
Short-Term Memory
Visual Perception
Population
Stimulus

The Benefits and Costs of Low and High Degree of Automation

Tatasciore, M., Bowden, V. K., Visser, T. A. W., Michailovs, S. I. C. & Loft, S., 19 Aug 2019, In : Human Factors.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Automation
automation
Cost-Benefit Analysis
costs
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)
driver
road
Recovery
Aptitude
resources
4 Citations (Scopus)

Smartphone technology: a reliable and valid measure of knee movement in knee replacement

Castle, H., Kozak, K., Sidhu, A., Khan, R. J. K., Haebich, S., Bowden, V. K., Fick, D. P. & Goonatillake, H., Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Rehabilitation Research. 41, 2, p. 152-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee
Articular Range of Motion
Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Technology
Reproducibility of Results

Projects 2015 2016