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. Since then, he has 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.
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.
Burdett, B. R. D., Charlton, S. G., & Starkey, N. J. (2019). Mind wandering during everyday driving: An on-road study. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 122, 76-84. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2018.10.001
Burdett, B. R. D., Charlton, S. G., & Starkey, N. J. (2018). Inside the commuting driver's wandering mind. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 57, 59-74. doi:10.1016/j.trf.2017.11.002
Charlton, S. G., Starkey, N. J., & Malhotra, N. (2018). Using road markings as a continuous cue for speed choice. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 117, 288-297. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2018.04.029
Charlton, S. G., & Starkey, N. J. (2018). Transitions within a safe road system. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 121, 250-257. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2018.09.022