Recent Publications

Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2016). Reductions in self-reported stress and anticipatory heart rate with the use of a semi-automated parallel parking system. Applied Ergonomics, 52, pp. 120-127. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2015.07.008. (open access link)

Belyusar, D., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2016). A Field Study on the Effects of Digital Billboards on Glance Behavior during Highway Driving. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 88, pp. 88-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.12.014. (link)

Dobres, J., Chahine, N., Reimer, B., Gould, D. & Zhao, N. (2016). The effects of Chinese typeface design, stroke weight, and contrast polarity on glance based legibility. Displays, 41, pp. 42-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.displa.2015.12.001. (link)

Mehler, B., Kidd, D., Reimer, B., Reagan, I., Dobres, J. & McCartt, A. (in press). Multi-modal assessment of on-road demand of voice and manual phone calling and voice navigation entry across two embedded vehicle systems. Ergonomics. (full text)

Lee, C., Mehler, B., Reimer, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (in press). User perceptions toward in-vehicle technologies: Relationships to age, health, preconceptions and hands-on experience. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

Muñoz, M., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2015). Exploring new qualitative methods to support a quantitative analysis of glance behavior. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '15), Nottingham, UK. DOI: 10.1145/2799250.2799278. (open access link)

McWilliams, T., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J. & Coughlin, J.F. (2015). Effects of age and smartphone experience on driver behavior during address entry: a comparison between a Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '15), Nottingham, UK. DOI: 10.1145/2799250.2799275. (open access link)

Brown, D., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Dobres, J. (2015). An on-road study involving two vehicles: observed differences between an auditory and haptic lane departure warning system. Adjunct Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '15), Nottingham, UK. DOI: 10.1145/2809730.2809747. (link)

Muñoz, M., Lee, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Victor, T. (2015). Analysis of Drivers’ Head and Eye Movement Correspondence: Predicting Drivers’ Glance Location Using Head Rotation Data. Proceedings of the 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Snowbird, UT. pp. 203-209. [Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award 1st Place]. (pdf)

Sinelnikova, A., Lee, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2015). Predicting Secondary Task Involvement and Differences in Task Modality Using Field Highway Driving Data. Proceedings of the 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Snowbird, UT. pp. 393-399. [Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award 2nd Place]. (pdf)

Dobres, J., Reimer, B., Parikhal, L., Wean, E. & Chahine, N. (2015). The Incredible Shrinking Letter: How Font Size Affects The Legibility of Text Viewed in Brief Glances. Proceedings of the 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Snowbird, UT. pp. 435-441. (pdf)

Wang, Y., Reimer, B., Dobres, J. & Mehler, B. (2014). The sensitivity of different methodologies for characterizing drivers’ gaze concentration under increased cognitive demand. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 26 (Part A), pp. 227-237.

Beckers, N., Schreiner, S., Bertrand, P., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Munger, D. & Dobres, J. (2014). Comparing the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Chicago, IL. pp. 2156-2160. DOI: 10.1177/1541931214581453. (link)

Lee, C., Mehler, B., Mehler, A.C., Coughlin, J.F. & Reimer, B.. (2014). Relationship between Drivers’ Self-Reported Health and Technology Perceptions Across the Lifespan. Adjunct Proceedings of the the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '14), Seattle, WA. DOI: 10.1145/2667239.2667279. (link)

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., Coughlin, J.F., Matteson, S., Gould, D., Chahine, N. & Levantovsky, V. (2014). Assessing the Impact of Typeface Design in a Text Rich Automotive User Interface. Ergonomics, 57(11), pp. 1643-1658. (open access link)

Dobres, J., Chahine, N., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). Revealing Differences in Legibility Between Typefaces Using Psychophysical Techniques: Implications for Glance Time and Cognitive Processing. MIT AgeLab White Paper No. 2014-3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. (pdf)

Solovey, E.T., Zec, M., Garcia Perez, E.A., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2014). Classifying Driver Workload Using Physiological and Driving Performance Data: Two Field Studies. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada.

Reimer, B. (2014). Driver Assistance Systems and the Transition to Automated Vehicles: A Path to Increase Older Adult Safety and Mobility? Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1), pp. 27-31. (open access link)