Journal Publications

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.

Belyusar, D., Mehler, B., Solovey, E. & Reimer, B. (in press). The impact of Repeated exposure to a Multi-Level Working Memory Task on Physiological Arousal and Driving Performance. Transportation Research Record. Also appeared in (2015) Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

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.

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)

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, 57(7), pp. 998-1007.

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, 24(1), pp. 27-31. (open access link)

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.

Reimer, B., Donmez, B., Lavallière, M., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J.F. & Teasdale, N. (2013). Impact of Age and Cognitive Demand on Lane Choice and Changing Under Actual Highway Conditions. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 52, pp. 125-2132.

Coughlin, J.F., Mehler, B. & Reimer, B. (2013). Population Aging and The Evolution of High-performance Environments: Implications for a New Social Intelligence. IQT Quarterly, 4(3), pp. 25-29.

Zhao, N., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A., Mehler, A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2012). An Investigation of The Relationship Between The Driving Behavior Questionnaire and Objective Measures of Highway Driving Behavior. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 15(6), pp. 676-685.

Doshi-Velez, F., Li, W., Battat, Y., Charrow, B., Curthis, D., Park, J., Hemachandra, S., Velez Meng, J., Walsh, C., Fredette, D., Reimer, B., Roy, N. & Teller, S. (2012). Improving Safety and Operational Efficiency in Residential Care Settings With WiFi-based Localization. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), 13(6), pp. 558-563.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2012). Sensitivity of Physiological Measures for Detecting Systematic Variations in Cognitive Demand from a Working Memory Task: An On-road Study Across Three Age Groups. Human Factors, 54(3), pp. 396-412.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Wang, Y. & Coughlin, J.F. (2012). A Field Study on The Impact of Variations in Short Term Memory Demands on Drivers’ Visual Attention and Driving Performance Across Three Age Groups. Human Factors, 54(3), pp. 454-468.

Biederman, J., Fried, R., Hammerness, P., Surman, C., Mehler, B., Petty, C.R., Faraone, S.V., Miller, C., Bourgeois, M., Meller, B., Godfrey, K.M., Baer, L. & Reimer, B. (2012). The Effects of Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate on Driving Behaviors in Young Adults with ADHD Assessed with the Manchester Driving Behavior Questionnaire. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51(6), pp. 601-607.

Biederman, J., Fried, R., Hammerness, P., Surman, C., Mehler, B., Petty, C.R., Faraone, S.V., Miller, C., Bourgeois, M., Meller, B., Godfrey, K.M. & Reimer, B. (2012). The Effects of Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate on the Driving Performance of Young Adults with ADHD: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Using a Validated Driving Simulator Paradigm. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 46(4), pp. 484-491.

Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2011). The Impact of Cognitive Workload on Physiological Arousal in Young Adult Drivers: A Field Study and Simulation Validation. Ergonomics, 54(10), pp. 932-942.

Coughlin, J.F., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2011). Monitoring, Managing and Motivating Driver Safety and Well-Being IEEE Pervasive Computing, 10(3), pp. 14-21.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J.F., Roy, N. & Dusek, J.A. (2011). The Impact of a Naturalistic Hands-free Cellular Phone Task on Heart Rate and Simulated Driving Performance in Two Age Groups. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 14(1), pp. 13-25.

Wang, Y., Zhang, W., Reimer, B., Lavallière, M., Lesch, M.F., Horrey, W.J. & Wu, S. (2010). The Effect of Feedback on Attitudes Towards Cellular Phone Use While Driving: A Comparison Between Novice and Experienced Drivers. Traffic Injury Prevention, 11(5), pp. 471-477.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., D’Ambrosio, L.A. & Fried, R. (2010). The Impact of Distractions on Young Adults Drivers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42(3), pp. 842-851.

Son, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Pohlmeyer, A.E., Godfrey, K.M., Orszulak, J., Long, J. Kim, M.H., Lee, Y.T. & Coughlin, J.F. (2010). Age and Cross-cultural Comparison of Drivers’ Cognitive Workload and Performance in Simulated Urban Driving. International Journal of Automotive Technology, 11(4), pp. 533-539.

Wang, Y., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Lammers, V., D’Ambrosio, L.A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2010). The validity of driving simulation for assessing differences between in-vehicle informational interfaces: a comparison with field testing. Ergonomics, 53(3), pp. 404-420.

Reimer, B. (2009). Cognitive Task Complexity and the Impact on Drivers’ Visual Tunneling. Transportation Research Record, 2138, pp. 13-19. Also appeared in (2009) Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Coughlin, J.F. & Dusek, J.A. (2009). The Impact of Incremental Increases in Cognitive Workload on Physiological Arousal and Performance in Young Adult Drivers. Transportation Research Record, 2138, pp. 6-12. Also appeared in (2009) Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Pohlmeyer, A.E. & Coughlin, J.F. (2008). The association between heart rate reactivity and driving performance under dual task demand in late middle age drivers. Advances in Transportation Studies an International Journal. Special Issue, 53-70.

Reimer, B., D’Ambrosio, L.A., Coughlin, J.F., Puleo, R., Cichon, J. & Griffith, J.D. (2008). The Effects of Age on Spinal Rotation during a Driving Task. Transportation Research Record, 2078, pp. 57-61. Also appeared in (2008) Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 87th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2007). Secondary Analysis of Time of Day on Simulated Driving Performance. Journal of Safety Research, 38(5), pp. 563-570.

D'Ambrosio, L.A., Coughlin, J.F., Mohyde, M., Gilbert, J. & Reimer, B. (2007). A Family Matter: Older Drivers and the Driving Decision. Transportation Research Record, 2009, pp. 23-29. Also appeared in (2007) Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 86th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A., Coughlin, J.F., Fried, R. & Biederman, J. (2007). Task-Induced Fatigue and Accidents in Adult Drivers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Traffic Injury Prevention, 8(3), pp. 290-299.

Biederman, J., Fried, R., Monuteaux, M.C., Reimer, B., Coughlin, J.F., Surman, C.B., Aleardi, M., Dougherty, M., Schoenfeld, S., Spencer, T.J. & Faraone, S.V., (2007). A Laboratory Driving Simulation for Assessment of Driving Behavior in Adults with ADHD: A Controlled Study. Annals of General Psychiatry, 6(4). (full text)

Reimer, B., Mehler, B.L., Pohlmeyer, A.E., Coughlin, J.F. & Dusek, J.A. (2006). The Use of Heart Rate in a Driving Simulator as an Indicator of Age-related Differences in Driver Workload. Advances in Transportation Studies an International Journal, Special issue, pp.9-20.

Allen, R.W. & Reimer, B. (2006). New Approaches to Simulation and the Older Operator. Advances in Transportation Studies an International Journal, Special issue, pp.3-8. (full text)

Reimer, B. & Sodhi, M.S. (2006). Detecting Eye Movements in Dynamic Environments. Behavior Research Methods, 38(4), pp. 667-682. (full text)

Reimer, B., Sodhi, M.S. & Jayaraman, V. (2006). Truck Sizing Models for Recyclables Pickup. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 51(4), pp. 621-636.

Fried R., Petty C.R., Surman C.B., Reimer B., Aleardi M., Martin J.M., Coughlin J.F. & Biederman J. (2006). Characterizing Impaired Driving in Adults with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder: A Controlled Study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 67(4), pp.567-574.

Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L., Coughlin, J., Kafrissen, M. & Biederman, J. (2006). Using Self-Reported Data to Assess the Validity of Driving Simulation Data. Behavior Research Methods, 38(2), pp. 314-324. (full text)

Mitobe, K., Yoshimura, N., Reimer, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2005). Audible Warnings and Improvements of Age-Related Oversight of the Far Periphery in the Driving Task. Journal of the Japanese Council of Traffic Science, 5(1), pp. 23-30.

Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L., Gilbert, J., Coughlin, J., Biederman, J., Surman, C., Fried, R. & Aleardi, M. (2005). Behavior Differences in Drivers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Driving Behavior Questionnaire. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 37(6), pp. 996-1004.

Sodhi, M.S., Reimer, B. & Llamazares, I. (2002). Glance Analysis of Driver Eye Movements to Evaluate Distraction. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computing,, 34(4), pp.529-538. (full text)

Sodhi, M.S. & Reimer, B. (2001). Models for Recycling Electronics End-of-Life Products. OR Spektrum, 23(1), pp. 97-115. Also appeared in (2003) Günther, H.-O. & Beek, P. van (Eds.), Advanced Planning and Scheduling Solutions in Process Industry, (p. 377-396). Germany: Springer-Verlag.