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  • Driving with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder: Influences of Demand and Arousal in Real Traffic

    Randell, Nastassia Jane Saviah (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Previous research has indicated a critical role of task demand in determining driving outcomes amongst individuals with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). These findings are derived predominantly from ...
  • The Effect of Low Dose Alcohol on Simulated Driving and Cognitive Performance

    Beard, Paula Joanne (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The current study investigated the effect of alcohol on simulated driving and cognitive performance across multiple blood alcohol levels (0.00, 0.02, 0.05 & 0.08%). The main objective was examine if the effect of alcohol ...
  • An Examination of the Effects of Videophones on Driving and Conversation Performance

    Mackenzie, Kathryn Julie (University of Waikato, 2011)
    Research has conclusively shown that cell phones have a detrimental effect on driving performance. In an attempt to understand why, a handful of researchers have investigated the differences between cell phone and passenger ...
  • Familiarity and Recollection in Everyday Driving

    James, Sarah Michelle (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Driving a car is one of the most common activities that we take part in everyday, however previous research has indicated that there is a gap in our current knowledge about how familiarity affects our everyday driving ...
  • Human error and latent risk in incidents in anaesthesia in New Zealand

    Belbin, Edward James (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Research has shown that human error in anaesthesia is a major contributor to critical incident in anaesthesia, what is unclear is how this occurs and what impact these incidents have on patients. The purpose of this thesis ...
  • Mind Wandering During Everyday Driving

    Burdett, Bridget Rose Doran (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    Mind wandering is a common experience but its prevalence and consequences during routine activities such as driving are unclear. This thesis comprises five studies investigating how often drivers’ minds wander, and the ...
  • Speed Choice, Speed Preference and Risk Perception: Relevance for the Problem of Speed Variability in Traffic

    Ahie, Liv Marit (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Fifty percent of drives have been found to frequently violate speed limits (OECD/ECMT, 2006), and speed limit compliance appears to depend on the perceived credibility of a road’s speed limit (Goldenbeld & van Schagen, ...
  • The impact of background and context on car distance estimation

    Zhang, Fan (University of Waikato, 2014)
    It is well established that people underestimate the distance to objects depicted in virtual environments and two-dimensional (2D) displays. The reasons for the underestimation are still not fully understood. It is becoming ...
  • Understanding incident reporting: The employee perspective

    MacKenzie, Paula Maria (University of Waikato, 2015)
    The objective of the present research was to explore the number of accidents and near misses that occur in New Zealand organisations, the proportion of these incidents that are reported, and the factors influence that their ...
  • Understanding the transition to university

    Clifton, Katie Naomi (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The current study aimed to provide an understanding of the transition to university for students and the factors that are associated with both positive and negative transitions. The research aimed to identify what coping ...