User Publications

The York Driving Simulator has been used in many research studies that have been published in a range of scientific journals. The list below shows the works by some of the users of the York Driving Simulator.
Hartley, S. L., Barbot, F., Machou, M., Lejaille, M., Moreau, B., Vaugier, I., Lofasoa, F. & Quera-Salva, M.A. (2013). Combined caffeine and bright light reduces dangerous driving in sleep-deprived healthy volunteers: A Pilot Cross-Over Randomised Controlled Trial. Neurophysiologie Clinique / Clinical Neurophysiology, 43(3), 161–169

Matthews, R. W., Ferguson, S. A., Zhou, X., Sargent, C., Darwent, D., Kennaway, D. J., & Roach, G. D. (2012). Time-of-Day Mediates the Influences of Extended Wake and Sleep. Chronobiology International, 29(5): 572–579

Hall, A., & Wiesenthal, D. L. The Effects of Music Tempo on Driver Risk Taking. Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety ConferenceHalifax, Nova Scotia, May 8-11, 2011.

Rapoport, M. J., Weaver, B., Kiss, A., Zucchero Sarracini, C., Moller, H., Herrmann, N., Lanctôt, K., et al. (2011). The Effects of Donepezil on Computer-Simulated Driving Ability Among Healthy Older Adults: A Pilot Study. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 31(5), 587.

Howland, J., Rohsenow, D. J., Arnedt, J. T., Bliss, C. A., Hunt, S. K., Calise, T. V., Heeren, T., et al. (2010). The acute effects of caffeinated versus non-caffeinated alcoholic beverage on driving performance and attention/reaction time. Addiction, 106(2), 335–341.

Telner, J. A., Wiesenthal, D. L., & Bialystok, E. (2009). Video Gamer Advantages in a Cellular Telephone and Driving Task. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 53(23), 1748–1752.

Baulk, S. D., Biggs, S. N., Reid, K. J., van den Heuvel, C. J., & Dawson, D. (2008). Chasing the silver bullet: Measuring driver fatigue using simple and complex tasks. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 40(1), 396–402.

Dorrian, J., Lamond, N., Kozuchowski, K., & Dawson, D. (2008). The driver vigilance telemetric control system (DVTCS): Investigating sensitivity to experimentally induced sleep loss and fatigue. Behavior Research Methods, 40(4), 1016–1025.

Telner, J. A. (2008). The effects of linguistic fluency on performance in a simulated cellular telephone and driving situation. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 1748-1752.
Telner, J. A., Wiesenthal, D. L., Bialystok, E., & York, M. (2008). Is There a Bilingual Advantage When Driving and Speaking Over a Cellular Telephone? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 52(23), 1905–1909.

Telner, J. A., Wiesenthal, D. L., Bialystok, E., & York, M. (2008). Benefits of Bilingualism in Dual Task Performance: Vehicle Operation While Speaking on a Cellular Telephone. Proceedings of the 18th Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference, Whistler, British Columbia, June 8-11.

Biggs, S. N., Smith, A., Dorrian, J., Reid, K., Dawson, D., van den Heuvel, C., & Baulk, S. (2007). Perception of simulated driving performance after sleep restriction and caffeine. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 63(6), 573–577.

Baulk, S., Biggs, S., van den Heuvel, C., Reid, K., & Dawson, D. (2006). Managing driver fatigue: Quantifying real world performance impairment (No. GR 2006/01). Canberra: Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

Bulmash, E. L., Moller, H. J., Kayumov, L., Shen, J., Wang, X., & Shapiro, C. M. (2006). Psychomotor disturbance in depression: Assessment using a driving simulator paradigm. Journal of affective disorders, 93(1), 213–218.

De Valck, E., Quanten, S., Cluydts, R., & Berckmans, D. (2006). Day versus night driving in real traffic and on a driving simulator during an 800km all-highway drive. International journal of vehicle design, 42(1), 119–133.

Moller, H. J., Kayumov, L., Bulmash, E. L., Nhan, J., & Shapiro, C. M. (2006). Simulator performance, microsleep episodes, and subjective sleepiness: normative data using convergent methodologies to assess driver drowsiness. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 61335–342.

Quanten, S., De Valck, E., Cluydts, R., & Berckmans, D. (2006a). Thermoregulatory changes at driver sleepiness. International journal of vehicle design, 42(1), 87–100.

Quanten, S., De Valck, E., Cluydts, R., Aerts, J., & Berckmans, D. (2006b). Individualized and time‐variant model for the functional link between thermoregulation and sleep onset. Journal of Sleep Research, 15(2), 183–198.

Arnedt, J. T., Geddes, M. A. C., & MacLean, A. W. (2005). Comparative sensitivity of a simulated driving task to self-report, physiological, and other performance measures during prolonged wakefulness. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(1), 61–71.

Arnedt, J. T., Owens, J., Crouch, M., Stahl, J., & Carskadon, M. A. (2005). Neurobehavioral performance of residents after heavy night call vs after alcohol ingestion. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 294(9), 1025–1033.

Biggs, S., University of South Australia. School of Psychology. (2005). Meta-cognitive Ability to Monitor Driving Performance After Fatigue Countermeasures.
Chung, F., Kayumov, L., Sinclair, D. R., Edward, R., Moller, H. J., & Shapiro, C. M. (2005). What is the driving performance of ambulatory surgical patients after general anesthesia? Anesthesiology, 103(5), 951-956.

Li, Z., & Milgram, P. (2005). An Investigation of the Potential to Influence Braking Behaviour Through Manipulation of Optical Looming Cues in a Simulated Driving Task. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 49(17), 1540–1544.

Moller, H. J., Kayumov, L., Bulmash, E. L., Shapiro, C. M., & Kennedy, S. H. (2005). Simulator Performance vs. Neurophysiologic Monitoring: Which is More Relevant to Assess Driving Impairment? Proceedings of the Third International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driving Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, 211–218.

Valck, E. D., Cluydts, R., & Pirrera, S. (2004). Effect of cognitive arousal on sleep latency, somatic and cortical arousal following partial sleep deprivation. Journal of Sleep Research, 13(4), 295–304.
George, C. F. P. (2003). Driving simulators in clinical practice. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 7(4), 311–320.

Moller, H. J., Kayumov, L., & Shapiro, C. M. (2003). Microsleep episodes, attention lapses and circadian variation in psychomotor performance in a driving simulation paradigm. Proceedings of the Second International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design

Arnedt, J. T., Wilde, G. J. S., Munt, P. W., & MacLean, A. W. (2001). How do prolonged wakefulness and alcohol compare in the decrements they produce on a simulated driving task? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 33(3), 337–344.

De Valck, E., & Cluydts, R. (2001). Slow‐release caffeine as a countermeasure to driver sleepiness induced by partial sleep deprivation. Journal of Sleep Research, 10(3), 203–209.

Arnedt, J., Wilde, G., Munt, P., & MacLean, A. (2000). Simulated driving performance following prolonged wakefulness and alcohol consumption: separate and combined contributions to impairment. Journal of Sleep Research, 9(3), 233-241.

Ward, N., & Beusmans, J. (1998). Simulation of accident risk displays in motorway driving with traffic. Ergonomics, 41(10), 1478–1499.

Ward, N. J., Parkes, A., & Crone, P. R. (1995). Effect of background scene complexity and field dependence on the legibility of head-up displays for automotive applications. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 37(4), 735–745.