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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., 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.

  • 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

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Contact Details

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