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The Perception & Action Podcast - Sports Science & Psychology Talk

Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports, driving and aviation. Hosted by Rob Gray, professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, the podcast will review basic concepts and discuss the latest research in these areas.
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Jun 21, 2016

How effective is driver training and education?  Is it helping to reduce accidents? Which countries have the most difficult driver’s tests?  Can simulation help improve training and licensing procedures?

-What is the most unbreakable record in sports? (Time 17:56).

 

Articles/Books:

Understanding Driving

Driver Education Task Analysis

The effectiveness of driver training as a road safety measure: An international review of the literature

Evaluation of the effectiveness of a multi-skill program for training younger drivers on higher cognitive skills

Revisiting the ranking of outstanding professional sports records

 

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)

 

Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

OBN III’s – License Plate

Squire Tuck – Open Road

Calexico – Bend in the Road

Reigning Sound – Stormy Weather

Fred & Toody – We Won’t Break

Von Hayes– Hillyard Era

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Jun 7, 2016

How good are drivers at detecting the risks and dangers that lurk around the corner? What is the best way to assess this ability?  Do people actually want some risk when driving?  Is the desire for risk going to counteract our efforts to making make the road safer through interventions?

-How does glare effect sports performance and do products like eye black actually work? (Time 22:03).

Articles/Books/Links:

Understanding Driving

Flashbulb memories

Visual search of driving situations: Danger and experience

Drivers' hazard perception ability: Situation awareness on the road

Can a video-based hazard perception test used for driver licensing predict crash involvement?

A Theory of Risk Homeostasis: Implications for Safety and Health

A driving-simulator test of Wilde's risk homeostasis theory

Risk homeostasis theory: Problems of the past and promises for the future

Lost in the Lights: The Effects of Glare on Catching Performance

 

Hazard Perception Test:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIx_u9IQFVM

 

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)

 

Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Raindogg – Risky Business

Tom Drexl – Memory

Matt Kurz One – Set of Wheels

Paul Collins Beat – Many Roads to Follow

Gentleman Jesse – If I Can See You

The Brought Low – Black River

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