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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

  • 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

  • Clark, H., Perrone, J., Isler, R., & Charlton, S. G. (2016). Illuminating ways to combat the size-speed illusion of moving trains. In International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP). Conference held at Brisbane, Australia.

  • Starkey, N. J., & Isler, R. B. (2016). The role of executive function, personality and attitudes to risks in explaining self-reported driving behaviour in adolescent and adult male drivers. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 38, 127-136. doi:10.1016/j.trf.2016.01.013

  • Isler, R. B., & Newland, S. A. (2015). The link between happiness and safe driving behaviour. In New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology Conference 2015. Conference held at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand.

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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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