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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., Perrone, J., Isler, R. (2014) What’s the risk? A comparison of actual and perceived driving risk
    Refereed journal article - Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
  • Starkey, N., Charlton, S., Isler, R., Perrone, J. (2014) Drivers' perceptions of risk on rural New Zealand roads
    Conference - Abstract - Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing Education Conference
  • Isler, R., Starkey, N., Perrone, J., Charlton, S. (2014) Drivers’ perceptions of risk during simulated and naturalistic driving
    Conference - Abstract - 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP)
  • Charlton, S., Starkey, N., Perrone, J., Isler, R. (2014) Reading the risk: A comparison of drivers' perceptions of risk and objective risk on New Zealand state highways
    Conference - Abstract - 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP)

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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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