Benjamin K. Barton, Ph.D.
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Locations: Moscow
Department of Psychology & Communication Studies
With UI Since 2008
Ph.D Lifespan Developmental Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2005)
Benjamin Barton's research interests include the roles of environmental and developmental factors in risk for unintentional injury. He is also interested in the processing of visual and auditory information in relation to pedestrian safety, visual search skills in children and adults, and applied research for injury prevention across the lifespan.
- Cottrell, N. D., & Barton, B. K. (in press). The role of automation in reducing stress and negative affect while driving. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science.
- Barton, B. K., Ulrich, T., & Lyday, B. (in press). The roles of gender, age, and cognitive development in children’s pedestrian route selection. Child: Care, Health, and Development.
- Barton, B. K., & Morrongiello, B. A. (2011). Examining the impact of traffic environment and executive functioning on children’s pedestrian behaviors. Developmental Psychology, 47, 181-192.
- Barton, B. K., & Schwebel, D. C. (2007). A contextual approach to the etiology and prevention of children’s unintentional injuries. Health Psychology Review, 1, 173-185
- Barton, B. K., & Schwebel, D. C. (2007). The roles of age, gender, inhibitory control, and parental supervision in children's pedestrian safety. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 517-526.
- Barton, B. K., & Schwebel, D. C. (2007). The influence of age, gender, and temperament on children’s selection of risky pedestrian routes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 343-353.
- Barton, B. K., Schwebel, D. C., & Morrongiello, B. A. (2007). Brief report: Increasing children’s safe pedestrian behaviors through simple skills training . Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 475-480.
- Barton, B. K. (2006). Integrating selective attention into developmental pedestrian safety research. Canadian Psychology, 47, 3, 203-210.