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Associate Professor Robert B Isler

Dipl Natw. ETH, PhD ETH Zürich, Switzerland

International Student Adviser (Psychology), Senior Lecturer

Physiological Psychology; Psychology

School of Psychology



Applied physiological psychology and human performance; road safety, driver training and education; teenage driver issues.

Research Interests

Dr Isler's research interests include psychology-physiology interactions, eye movement behaviour and human factors in road safety issues, and cognitive processes such as memory and perception in humans.

He is available to supervise graduate research in safety issues, and human performance, eye movement behaviour, human information processing, psycho-physiology and psychophysics.

Recent Publications

  • Charlton, S., Starkey, N. J., Perrone, J., & Isler, R. (2014). Risking the road: how drivers perceive risk. In Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing Education Conference. Conference held at Melbourne, Australia.

  • Isler, R. B. (2014). Coaching your Fleet: Driving insights and behavioural change. In Waikato Fleet Manager's Day, Karapiro Domain, New Zealand.

  • Isler, R., & Newland, S. A. (2014). Life satisfaction and low-risk driving behaviour. In New Zealand Applied Psychology Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Clark, H. E., Perrone, J. A., Isler, R. B., & Charlton, S. G. (2014). Train your eyes: the role of eye movements in the misperception of the speed of large moving vehicles. In 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP). Conference held at Paris, France.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Isler, AProf Robert 9227 psyc2255 K.1.11 Psychology, School of

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