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Associate Professor Robert B Isler

Graduate and International Student Adviser (Psychology), Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: Dipl Natw. ETH, PhD ETH Zürich, Switzerland

School of Psychology

(psyc2255@waikato.ac.nz)

Expertise

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

  • Kim, J. D., Perrone, J. A., & Isler, R. B. (2017). The effect of differences in day and night lighting distributions on drivers' speed perception. Perception, 46(6), 728-744. doi:10.1177/0301006616684236

  • Isler, R. B., & Newland, S. A. (2017). Life satisfaction, well-being and safe driving behaviour in undergraduate psychology students. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 47, 143-154. doi:10.1016/j.trf.2017.04.010

  • Clark, H. E., Perrone, J. A., Isler, R. B., & Charlton, S. G. (2017). Fixating on the size-speed illusion of approaching railway trains: What we can learn from our eye movements. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 99, 110-113. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2016.11.013

  • Clark, H. E., Perrone, J. A., Isler, R. B., & Charlton, S. G. (2016). The role of eye movements in the size-speed illusion of approaching trains. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 86, 146-154. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2015.10.028

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Contact Details

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