Contact & Location

Moscow

Psychology & Communications Studies

Physical Address:
Student Health Center (832 Ash St.)
2nd Floor & Basement
PHONE: (208) 885-6324
FAX:(208) 885-7710
E-MAIL: seanm@uidaho.edu

HUMAN FACTORS
hfactors@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Psychology & Communications Studies
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID 83844-3043

Program Publications

2013 Publications
  • Barton, B. K., Lew, R., Kovesdi, C., Cottrell, N. D., & Ulrich, T., (2013). Developmental differences in auditory detection and localization of approaching vehicles. Accident Analysis and Prevention, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2012.12.040
  • Cottrell, N. D., & Barton, B. K. (2013). The role of automation in reducing stress and negative affect while driving. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 14, 53-68.
  • Jackson, R. E. Cook, T. C., & Seitz, A. (2013).  Context is quick, knowledge is slow, rapid time-course of contextual modulations in the horizontal-vertical illusion.  Manuscript in revision for publication at Perceptual & Motor Skills.                                                                                                                                           
  • Jackson, R. E. & Willey, C. R. (2013). Evolved navigation theory and the plateau illusion. Manuscript accepted pending minor revision at Cognition.
  • Jackson, R. E. Willey, C. R., & Cormack, L. K. (2013). Learning and exposure affect environmental perception less than evolved navigation costs. Manuscript in revision for publication at PLoS One.
  • Jackson, R. E. (2013). Preference for the nearer of otherwise equivalent navigational goals quantifies behavioral motivation and natural selection. PLoS ONE 8(1), 1-4.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.005
  • Willey, C. R. & Jackson, R. E. (2013). Watch your step: Environmental distance perception and visual context. Manuscript under review at Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

2012 Publications

  • Barton, B. K., Ulrich, T., & Lyday, B. (2012).  The roles of gender, age, and cognitive development in children’s pedestrian route selection. Child: Care, Health, and Development, 38, 280-286.
  • Barton, B. K., Ulrich, T. A., Lew, R. (2012). Auditory detection and localization of approaching vehicles. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 49, 347-353.
  • Cottrell, N. D., & Barton, B. K. (2012).  The Impact of Artificial Vehicle Sounds for Pedestrians on Driver Stress. Ergonomics, 55, 1476-1486.
  • Kovesdi, C., Barton, B. K., & Rice, L. (2012). Visual Efficiency-Detection Index: A New Composite Measure of Visual Search. Journal of Eye-Tracking, Visual Cognition and Emotion, 2, ISSN 1647-7677.

2011 Publications

  • Barton, B. K., & Huston, J. (2011).  The roles of child, parent, and environmental factors in pedestrian supervision.  International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 19, 153-162.
  • 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.

2010 Publications

  • Lew, R., Dyre, B.P., Soule, T., Ragsdale,, S.A., & Werner, S. (2010). Assessing Mental Workload From Skin Conductance and Pupillometry Using Wavelets and Genetic Programming. In Proceedings of the 54th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Francisco, CA.

2009 Publications
  • Morrongiello, B. A., & Barton, B. K. (2009). Child Pedestrian Safety: Parental Supervision, Modeling Behaviors, and Beliefs about Child Pedestrian Competence. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 41, 1040-1046.
  • Morrongiello, B. A., Cusimano, M., Barton, B. K., Orr, E., Chipman C., Tyberg, J., Kulkarini, A., Khanlou, N., Masi, R., & Bekele, T. (2009). Development of the BACKIE Questionnaire: A measure of children’s behaviors, attitudes, cognitions, knowledge, and injury experiences related to seven types of unintentional injury. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 41, 1040-1046.
  • Werner, S. (2009). Flash/XML based experimentation shells for psychological research. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Boston, MA, Thursday, November 19, 2009.

2008 Publications
  • Johnson, K. & Werner, S. (2008). Graphical User Authentication – A comparative evaluation of Composite Scene Authentication (CSA) vs. three competing graphical passcode systems (Passfaces, VIP, PassPoints). In Proceedings of the 52nd annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Baltimore, MD.
  • Lew, R., Dyre, B., Wotring, B. Werner, S., & Tran, T. (2008). Exploring the Potential of Short-Time Fourier Transforms for Analyzing Skin Conductance and Pupillometry in Real-Time Applications. In Proceedings of the 52nd annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Baltimore, MD.
  • Morrongiello, B. A., Cusimano, M., Orr, E., Barton, B. K., Chipman, M., Tyberg, J., Kulkarini, A., Khanlou, N., Masi, R., & Bekele, T. (2008). School-age children’s safety attitudes, cognitions, knowledge, and injury experiences: Do these affect their safety practices? Injury Prevention, 14, 176-179.
  • Werner, S. (2008). GoCognitive.net – a new online center for teaching materials. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, November 13–16, 2008, Chicago.

2007 Publications

  • Johnson, K. & Werner, S. (2007, September). Memorability of Alphanumeric and Composite Scene Authentication (CSA) Passcodes Over Extended Retention Intervals. In Proceedings of the 51st annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 434-438. Baltimore, MD.

2006 Publications
  • Johnson, K. & Werner, S. (2006, October). Using Composite scene authentication (CSA) as a graphical alternative to alphanumeric password systems. In Proceedings of the 50th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 661-665. San Francisco, CA.
  • Viita, D. & Werner, S. (2006, October). Alignments Effects on Simple Turn Decisions in Track-up and North-up Maps. In Proceedings of the 50th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1519-23. San Francisco, CA. (*awarded best student presentation by HFES Perception and Performance Technical Group)

2004 Publications

  • Diedrichsen, J., Werner, S., Schmidt, T., & Trommershäuser, J. (2004). Immediate spatial distortions of pointing movements induced by visual landmarks. Perception & Psychophysics. 66, 89-103.
  • Jacobson, J. & Werner, S. (2004). Why cast shadows are expendable: Insensitivity of human observers and the inherent ambiguity of cast shadows in pictorial art. Perception, 33, 1369-1383.
  • McNamara, T.P., Rump, B., & Werner, S. (2004). Egocentric and geocentric frames of reference in memory of large-scale space. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 10, 589-595.
  • Werner, S. & Schindler, L.E. (2004). Misaligned local reference systems in floorplan layout impair wayfinding performance. Environment & Behavior. 36, 461-482.

2003 Publications
  • Werner, S. and Long, P. (2003). Cognition meets LeCorbusier: Cognitive principles of architectural design. To appear in C. Freksa, et al. (Eds.), Spatial Cognition III. (pp. 112-126). Berlin: Springer.