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Associate Professor Robert B Isler

International Student Adviser (Psychology)

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

(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 body-mind interactions, eye movement behaviour and behavioural neuroscience, positive psychology and neuroplasticity, emotions, character strengths and resilience.

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

  • Heintz, S., Ruch, W., Aykan, S., Brdar, I., Brzozowska, D., Carretero-Dios, H., . . . Wong, P. S. O. (2019). Benevolent and Corrective Humor, Life Satisfaction, and Broad Humor Dimensions: Extending the Nomological Network of the BenCor Across 25 Countries. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi:10.1007/s10902-019-00185-9

  • Heintz, S., Ruch, W., Platt, T., Pang, D., Carretero-Dios, H., Dionigi, A., . . . Torres-Marin, J. (2018). Psychometric comparisons of benevolent and corrective humor across 22 countries: The virtue gap in humor goes international. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 19 pages. doi:10.3389/fpsyd.2018.00092

  • Isler, R. (2018). Steering the NZAPP into the future: Intentions, dreams and realities. In 4th Biennial Conference in Positive Psychology in New Zealand. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • 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

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Contact Details

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