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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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Now displaying: July, 2016

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Jul 19, 2016

How does a pilot know which way is up or whether they are banking left or right? Sounds easy, but maintaining spatial orientation is one of the most difficult challenges in aviation.  What visual and vestibular information can be used to orient oneself and what illusions cause spatial disorientation?

-Can showing an athlete their opponent’s strengths lead to ironic errors under pressure? (Time 21:15)

 

Articles:

Aviation Visual Perception: Research, Misperception & Mishaps

Human Spatial Orientation

 

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Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Paul Collins Beat – Don’t Wait Up For Me

Mikal Cronin – Made My Mind Up

Zorak – Falling Down

Parting Gifts – Bound to Let Me Down

Lame Drivers – Throwing Stones

Von Hayes – Casual Strikeouts

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Jul 5, 2016

What visual information can a pilot use to land a plane? What misperceptions can occur and how can they lead to crashes?  What is the Black Hole Illusion?

-What is the best way to train an athlete: start easy or start hard?(Time 22:19)

 

Articles:

Aviation Visual Perception: Research, Misperception & Mishaps

Optic flow and visual analysis of the base-to-final turn

Visual judgments in motion

A psychophysical contribution to air safety: Simulator studies of visual illusions in night visual approaches

Active regulation of altitude as a function of optical texture

Perception and control of altitude: Splay and depression angles

The effects of pictorial detail on the timing of the landing flare: Results of a visual simulation experiment

 

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

Persephone’s Bees – Paper Plane

Calexico - Fractured Air

Obits – No Fly List

Urinals – Black Hole

Nude Beach – Hit by a Hurricane

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