5/5/2020 – I successfully defended my PhD thesis! The digital version is available here.
4/2020 – 4th paper published (5th under review) Van der Heiden, R. M., Janssen, C. P., Donker, S. F., & Kenemans, J. L. (2020). The influence of cognitive load on susceptibility to audio. Acta Psychologica, 205, 103058.
8/2018 – 3rd paper published: Van der Heiden, R. M., Janssen, C. P., Donker, S. F., Hardeman, L. E., Mans, K., & Kenemans, J. L. (2018). Susceptibility to audio signals during autonomous driving. PloS one, 13(8), e0201963. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201963
4/2018 – 2nd paper published: Van der Heiden, R. M., Janssen, C. P., Donker, S. F., & Merkx, C. L. (2019). Visual in-car warnings: How fast do drivers respond? Transportation research part F: traffic psychology and behaviour, 65, 748-759.
5/2017 – 1st paper published and will present at CHI2017 – Denver:
“Priming Drivers before Handover in Semi-Autonomous Cars”
4/2017 – I presented the study conducted at Microsoft research at “De verkeersgedragdag”
3/2016 – From May – August I worked at Microsoft as a research intern.
I conducted a driving simulator study where I measured the benefits of an early warning for the hand over of control in semi-autonomous cars (SAE Level 3).
2/2016 – My Master Thesis was nominated for the Vliegenthart thesis award.
1/2016 – Started my PhD project about human behavior in semi-autonomous cars.
12/2015 – Presented my first poster, about in-car warnings (Master Thesis Study) at NVP conference (Dutch Psychonomic Society).