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Dissecting Driver Behaviors Under Cognitive, Emotional, Sensorimotor, and Mixed Stressors

Overview of attention for article published in Scientific Reports, May 2016
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Title
Dissecting Driver Behaviors Under Cognitive, Emotional, Sensorimotor, and Mixed Stressors
Published in
Scientific Reports, May 2016
DOI 10.1038/srep25651
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Authors

I. Pavlidis, M. Dcosta, S. Taamneh, M. Manser, T. Ferris, R. Wunderlich, E. Akleman, P. Tsiamyrtzis

Abstract

In a simulation experiment we studied the effects of cognitive, emotional, sensorimotor, and mixed stressors on driver arousal and performance with respect to (wrt) baseline. In a sample of n = 59 drivers, balanced in terms of age and gender, we found that all stressors incurred significant increases in mean sympathetic arousal accompanied by significant increases in mean absolute steering. The latter, translated to significantly larger range of lane departures only in the case of sensorimotor and mixed stressors, indicating more dangerous driving wrt baseline. In the case of cognitive or emotional stressors, often a smaller range of lane departures was observed, indicating safer driving wrt baseline. This paradox suggests an effective coping mechanism at work, which compensates erroneous reactions precipitated by cognitive or emotional conflict. This mechanisms' grip slips, however, when the feedback loop is intermittently severed by sensorimotor distractions. Interestingly, mixed stressors did not affect crash rates in startling events, suggesting that the coping mechanism's compensation time scale is above the range of neurophysiological latency.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 1 2%
Unknown 44 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 24%
Student > Master 8 18%
Researcher 6 13%
Student > Bachelor 5 11%
Professor 3 7%
Other 5 11%
Unknown 7 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 13 29%
Engineering 11 24%
Computer Science 6 13%
Neuroscience 2 4%
Decision Sciences 1 2%
Other 2 4%
Unknown 10 22%

Attention Score in Context

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