Recent Publications

Dobres, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Chahine, N., & Gould, D. (in press). A Pilot Study Measuring the Relative Legibility of Five Simplified Chinese Typefaces using Psychophysical Methods. To appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Munger, D., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Dobres, J., Pettinato, A., Pugh, B., & Coughlin, J.F. (in press). A Simulation Study Examining Smartphone Destination Entry while Driving. To appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., McAnulty, H., Mehler, A., Munger, D.,& Rumpold, A. (2014). Effects of an ‘Expert Mode’ Voice Command System on Task Performance, Glance Behavior & Driver Pysiology. To appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Beckers, N., Schreiner, S., Bertrand, P., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Munger, D. & Dobres, J. (in press). Comparing the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4. To appear in the proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Chicago, IL.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., Coughlin, J.F., Matteson, S., Gould, D., Chahine, N. & Levantovsky, V. (in press). Assessing the Impact of Typeface Design in a Text Rich Automotive User Interface. Ergonomics.

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)

Dobres, J., Chahine, N., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2014). An Exploratory Psychophysical Investigation of the Relative Glance Legibility of Chinese Typefaces. MIT AgeLab White Paper No. 2014-4. 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.

Zhao, N., Chen, W., Xuan, Y., Mehler, B., Reimer, B. & Fu, X. (2014). Drivers’ and Non-drivers’ Performance in a Change Detection Task with Static Driving Scenes: Is there a Benefit of Experience? Ergonomics.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Donmez, B. (2014). A Study of Young Adults Examining Phone Dialing while Driving using a Touchscreen vs. a Button Style Flip-Phone. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 23, pp. 57-68.

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.

Belyusar, D., Reimer, B., Shoup, A., Jokubaitis, B., Pugh, B., Mehler, B., & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Digital Billboards on Glance Behavior during Highway Driving. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Dopart, C., Häggman, A., Thornberry, C., Mehler, B., Dobres, J. & Reimer, B. (2013). A Driving Simulation Study Examining Destination Entry with iPhone iOS 5 Google Maps and a Garmin Portable GPS System. Proceeding of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Diego, CA. pp. 1889-1893.

Zhao, N., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2013). Self-Reported and Observed Risky Driving Behaviors among Frequent and Infrequent Cell Phone Users. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 61, pp. 71-77.

Reimer, B., Fried, R., Mehler, B., Joshi, G., Bolfek, A., Godfrey, K.M., Zhao, N., Goldin, R. & Biederman, J. (2013). Examining Driving Behavior in Young Adults with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Pilot Study using a Driving Simulation Paradigm. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(9), pp. 2211-2217.