Jeff K. Caird

Professor, University of Calgary, Department of Psychology
Director of Cognitive Ergonomics Research Laboratory

jkcaird@ucalgary.ca

Education
1994 - Ph.D. - University of Minnesota

Research Interests
Healthcare Human Factors, Driving Simulation Design, Older Driver Failures of Attention, Driver Distraction, In-Vehicle Information Systems

Select Publications
Caird, J.K., Willness, C., Steel, P., and Scialfa, C. (2008). A meta-analysis of cell phone use on driver performance. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40, 1282–1293.

Chisholm, S., Caird, J.K., and Lockhart, J. (2008). The effects of practice with MP3 players on driving performance. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40, 704–713.

Caird, J.K., Chisholm, S., and Lochhart, J. (2008). The effect of in-vehicle advanced signs on older and younger drivers’ intersection performance. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 66(3), 132–144.

Caird, J.K., Chisholm, S., Edwards, C., and Creaser, J. (2007). The effect of yellow light onset time on older and younger drivers’ perception response time (PRT) and intersection behavior. Transportation Research: Part F, 10(5), 383–396.

Caird, J.K., Edwards, C.J., Creaser, J.I., and Horrey, W.J. (2005). Older driver failures of attention at intersections: Using change blindness methods to assess turn decision accuracy. Human Factors, 47(2), 235–249.

Caird, J.K., and Dewar, R.E. (2007). Driver distraction. In R. E. Dewar and P.L. Olson (Eds.), Human factors in traffic safety (2nd Ed.) (pp. 195–229). Tucson, AZ: Lawyers and Judges Publishing.

Caird, J.K., and Hancock, P.A. (2007). Left turn and gap acceptance crashes. In R. E. Dewar and P.L. Olson (Eds.), Human factors in traffic safety (2nd Ed.)(pp. 463–485). Tucson, AZ: Lawyers and Judges Publishing.

Davies, J., Caird, J.K., and Chisholm, S. (2007). Trying before buying: Human factors evaluations of new medical technology. Proceedings of the multimodal symposium on safety management and human factors. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing.

Schultz, J., Davies, J.M., Caird, J.K., Chisholm, S. and Ruggles, K. (2010). Standardizing anesthesia drug drawers using human factors and quality assurance methods. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 57(5), 490–499.

White, C. and Caird, J.K. (2010). The blind date: The effects of change blindness, passenger conversation and gender on looked-but-failed-to-see (LBFTS) errors. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42, 1822–1830.

Cross References
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Cognitive Ergonomics Research Laboratory