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Trust in an autonomously driven simulator and vehicle performing maneuvers at a T-junction with and without other vehicles (2018)
Book Chapter
Morgan, P. L., Williams, C., Flower, J., Alford, C., & Parkin, J. (2018). Trust in an autonomously driven simulator and vehicle performing maneuvers at a T-junction with and without other vehicles. In N. Stanton, & J. Kacprzyk (Eds.), Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation, July 21–25, 2018, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA, 363-375. Springer

Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology is developing rapidly. Level 3 automation assumes the user might need to respond to requests to retake control. Levels 4 (high automation) and 5 (full automation) do not require human monitoring of the driving task... Read More about Trust in an autonomously driven simulator and vehicle performing maneuvers at a T-junction with and without other vehicles.

Exploring the usability of a connected autonomous vehicle human machine interface designed for older adults (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, P. L., Voinescu, A., Alford, C., & Caleb-Solly, P. (2019). Exploring the usability of a connected autonomous vehicle human machine interface designed for older adults. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 786, 591-603. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93885-1_54

Users of Level 4–5 connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) should not need to intervene with the dynamic driving task or monitor the driving environment, as the system will handle all driving functions. CAV human-machine interface (HMI) dashboards for s... Read More about Exploring the usability of a connected autonomous vehicle human machine interface designed for older adults.

Alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED): A critical review and meta-analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Benson, S., Johnson, S. J., Alford, C., Godefroy, S. B., & Scholey, A. (2018). Alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED): A critical review and meta-analysis. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 33(2), e2650. https://doi.org/10.1002/hup.2650

© 2018 The Authors Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to critically review the (1) prevalence of alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED)... Read More about Alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED): A critical review and meta-analysis.

Investigating older adults’ preferences for functions within a human-machine interface designed for fully autonomous vehicles (2018)
Journal Article
Voinescu, A., Morgan, P. L., Alford, C., & Caleb-Solly, P. (2018). Investigating older adults’ preferences for functions within a human-machine interface designed for fully autonomous vehicles. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 10927 LNCS, 445-462. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92037-5_32

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018. Compared to traditional cars, where the driver has most of their attention allocated on the road and on driving tasks, in fully autonomous vehicles it is likely that the user would... Read More about Investigating older adults’ preferences for functions within a human-machine interface designed for fully autonomous vehicles.

Are energy drinks unique mixers in terms of their effects on alcohol consumption and negative alcohol-related consequences? (2018)
Journal Article
Johnson, S. J., Alford, C., Stewart, K., & Verster, J. C. (2018). Are energy drinks unique mixers in terms of their effects on alcohol consumption and negative alcohol-related consequences?. International Journal of General Medicine, 11(11), 15-23. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S143476

© 2018 Johnson et al. Introduction: Previous research has suggested that consuming alcohol mixed with energy drinks (AMED) increases overall alcohol consumption. However, there is limited research examining whether energy drinks are unique in their e... Read More about Are energy drinks unique mixers in terms of their effects on alcohol consumption and negative alcohol-related consequences?.

Manual takeover and handover of a simulated fully autonomous vehicle within urban and extra urban settings (2017)
Book Chapter
Morgan, P., Alford, C., Williams, C., Parkhurst, G., & Pipe, A. G. (2017). Manual takeover and handover of a simulated fully autonomous vehicle within urban and extra urban settings. In N. A. Stanton (Ed.), Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation: Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation, 760-771. Springer

Relatively little is known about human behavior and performance when retaking control of highly autonomous vehicles (AVs) at different speeds and under varied driving conditions. Past research has tended to focus on long periods of high-speed extra-u... Read More about Manual takeover and handover of a simulated fully autonomous vehicle within urban and extra urban settings.

A UK student survey investigating the effects of consuming alcohol mixed with energy drinks on overall alcohol consumption and alcohol-related negative consequences (2016)
Journal Article
Johnson, S. J., Alford, C., Stewart, K., & Verster, J. C. (2016). A UK student survey investigating the effects of consuming alcohol mixed with energy drinks on overall alcohol consumption and alcohol-related negative consequences. Preventive Medicine Reports, 4, 496-501. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.09.005

© 2016 The Authors Previous research reported positive associations between alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED) consumption and overall alcohol consumption. However, results were largely based on between-subjects comparisons comparing AMED consume... Read More about A UK student survey investigating the effects of consuming alcohol mixed with energy drinks on overall alcohol consumption and alcohol-related negative consequences.

Handover issues in autonomous driving: A literature review (2016)
Report
Morgan, P., Alford, C., & Parkhurst, G. (2016). Handover issues in autonomous driving: A literature review

The present review was undertaken to inform a workpackage of the Venturer Project undertaking studies into the handover of control between a human driver and an autonomous road vehicle. The ‘handover problem’ arises as a feature of the development of... Read More about Handover issues in autonomous driving: A literature review.

Mixing alcohol with energy drink (AMED) and total alcohol consumption: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Benson, S., Johnson, S. J., Scholey, A., & Alford, C. (2016). Mixing alcohol with energy drink (AMED) and total alcohol consumption: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 31(1), 2-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/hup.2513

Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. It has been suggested that consuming alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED) may increase total alcohol consumption. Aims of this systematic review and meta-analysis were (i) to compare alcohol consumption of... Read More about Mixing alcohol with energy drink (AMED) and total alcohol consumption: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Motives for mixing alcohol with energy drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages and its effects on overall alcohol consumption among UK students (2015)
Journal Article
Johnson, S. J., Alford, C., Verster, J. C., & Stewart, K. (2016). Motives for mixing alcohol with energy drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages and its effects on overall alcohol consumption among UK students. Appetite, 96, 588-597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.10.007

© 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Introduction: A UK student survey examined the motivations for consuming energy drinks alone and mixed with alcohol, and aimed to determine whether the type of motive had a differential effect on overall alcohol cons... Read More about Motives for mixing alcohol with energy drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages and its effects on overall alcohol consumption among UK students.

The effects of emotive interruptions and distractions on memory recall (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, P., Hughes, N., Williams, C., Ings, F. M., & Alford, C. (2015, August). The effects of emotive interruptions and distractions on memory recall. Poster presented at 2015 Electrical Geodesics Summer School

Interruptions divert attention from a task, whereas distractions occur in the background or alongside a task and can be ignored. Both can disrupt working memory (WM). However, little is known about the effects of emotive interruptions and distraction... Read More about The effects of emotive interruptions and distractions on memory recall.

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Are there any risks? (2015)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Alford, C., Scholey, A., & Verster, J. C. (2015). Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Are there any risks?. Nutrition Reviews, 73(11), 796-798. https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuv036

There have now been a number of publications, including laboratory studies and surveys, on alcohol mixed with energy drinks. Some authors have highlighted problems associated with consumption of this beverage combination, including reduced perception... Read More about Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Are there any risks?.

Mapping brain activity during loss of situation awareness: An EEG investigation of a basis for top-down influence on perception (2014)
Journal Article
Catherwood, D., Edgar, G., Nikolla, D., Brookes, D., Baker, S., White, S., & Alford, C. (2014). Mapping brain activity during loss of situation awareness: An EEG investigation of a basis for top-down influence on perception. Human Factors,

Objective: The objective was to map brain activity during early intervals in loss of situation awareness (SA) to examine any co-activity in visual and high-order regions, reflecting grounds for top-down influences on Level 1 SA. Background: Behavior... Read More about Mapping brain activity during loss of situation awareness: An EEG investigation of a basis for top-down influence on perception.

Effects of mixing alcohol with caffeinated beverages on subjective intoxication: A critical review and meta-analysis (2014)
Journal Article
Benson, S., Verster, J., Alford, C., & Scholey, A. (2014). Effects of mixing alcohol with caffeinated beverages on subjective intoxication: A critical review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 47, 16-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.07.008

It has been suggested that mixing alcohol with energy drinks or other caffeinated beverages may alter the awareness of (or ‘mask’) intoxication. The proposed reduction in subjective intoxication may have serious consequences by increasing the likelih... Read More about Effects of mixing alcohol with caffeinated beverages on subjective intoxication: A critical review and meta-analysis.

Sleep specialists' opinion on sleep disorders and fitness to drive a car: The necessity of continued education (2012)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Mets, M. A., Alford, C., & Verster, J. (2012). Sleep specialists' opinion on sleep disorders and fitness to drive a car: The necessity of continued education. Industrial Health, 50(6), 499-508. https://doi.org/10.2486/indhealth.2012-0001

Whether patients with sleep disorders are fit to drive, and who should determine this, is a matter of debate. However, scientific literature is available on these topics to aid clinicians making these decisions. A survey was conducted to assess sleep... Read More about Sleep specialists' opinion on sleep disorders and fitness to drive a car: The necessity of continued education.

The effects of energy drink in combination with alcohol on performance and subjective awareness (2012)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Alford, C., Hamilton-Morris, J., & Verster, J. C. (2012). The effects of energy drink in combination with alcohol on performance and subjective awareness. Psychopharmacology, 222(3), 519-532. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-012-2677-1

Rationale This study investigated the coadministration of an energy drink with alcohol to study the effects on subjective intoxication and objective performance. Objectives This study aims to evaluate the objective and subjective effects of alcohol v... Read More about The effects of energy drink in combination with alcohol on performance and subjective awareness.

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Misconceptions, myths, and facts (2012)
Journal Article
Aufricht, C., Verster, J. C., Verster, J., Aufrich, C., & Alford, C. (2012). Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Misconceptions, myths, and facts. International Journal of General Medicine, 5(5), 187-198. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S29313

Background: Whilst energy drinks improve performance and feelings of alertness, recent articles suggest that energy drink consumption combined with alcohol may reduce perception of alcohol intoxication, or lead to increased alcohol or drug use. This... Read More about Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Misconceptions, myths, and facts.

British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus statement on evidence-based treatment of insomnia, parasomnias and circadian rhythm disorders (2010)
Journal Article
Wade, A. G., Sharpley, A. L., Nash, J. R., Krystal, A. D., Espie, C. A., Dijk, D. J., …Wade, A. (2010). British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus statement on evidence-based treatment of insomnia, parasomnias and circadian rhythm disorders. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 24(11), 1577-1600. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269881110379307

Sleep disorders are common in the general population and even more so in clinical practice, yet are relatively poorly understood by doctors and other health care practitioners. These British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines are designed... Read More about British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus statement on evidence-based treatment of insomnia, parasomnias and circadian rhythm disorders.