Professor Samuel G Charlton
Qualifications: BA San Jose MA, PhD New Mexico
Dr Charlton received his PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of New Mexico. Following that, he held positions at the University of Albuquerque, the Veterans Administration Medical Center in New Mexico, the BDM Corporation, and the US Air Force Operational Test & Evaluation Center before moving to New Zealand to take up a position at the University of Waikato in 1995.
Attention, memory, skilled performance
Dr Charlton's research interests include applied cognitive psychology and human factors. Current projects are in the area of driver behaviour including driver attention, perception, & performance.
Dr Charlton is available to supervise students in a range of topics related to applied cognitive psychology including everyday memory, information representation, and skilled performance in domains such as transportation and design.
Harms, I. M., Burdett, B. R. D., & Charlton, S. G. (2021). The role of route familiarity in traffic participants’ behaviour and transport psychology research: A systematic review. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 9. doi:10.1016/j.trip.2021.100331
Thomas, F. M. F., Charlton, S. G., Lewis, I., & Nandavar, S. (2021). Commuting before and after COVID-19. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 11. doi:10.1016/j.trip.2021.100423
Sivasubramaniyam, R. D., Charlton, S. G., & Sargisson, R. J. (2021). Super-tailoring: Using self-persuasion to reduce drivers’ car use. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 10. doi:10.1016/j.trip.2021.100359
Starkey, N. J., & Charlton, S. G. (2020). Drivers use of In-Vehicle Information Systems and perceptions of their effects on driving. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 2. doi:10.3389/frsc.2020.00039