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The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared (2020)
Journal Article
Alford, C., Broom, C., Carver, H., Johnson, S. J., Lands, S., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9051435

Driving is increasing across the world and road traffic accidents are a major cause of serious injuries and fatalities. The link between alcohol consumption and impaired driving has long been established and has led to legislation in many countries,... Read More about The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared.

The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home (2020)
Journal Article
Alford, C., Martinkova, Z., Tiplady, B., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9041068

The current study evaluated the next day consequences of a social night of drinking compared to a no alcohol night, with standardised mood and portable screen-based performance measures assessed in the morning at participants' homes, and a breathalys... Read More about The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home.

Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover (2020)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Kruisselbrink, L. D., Slot, K. A., Anogeianaki, A., Adams, S., Alford, C., …Stock, A. (2020). Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010179

The 2010 Alcohol Hangover Research Group consensus paper defined a cutoff blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.11% as a toxicological threshold indicating that sufficient alcohol had been consumed to develop a hangover. The cutoff was based on prev... Read More about Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover.

Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Anogeianaki, A., Kruisselbrink, D., Alford, C., & Stock, A. (2020). Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010114

Alcohol hangover is a potentially debilitating state. Several studies have demonstrated that it does not seem to impair strength or short-term endurance, but its effects on continuous exercise performance/long-term endurance have never been investiga... Read More about Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge.

Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., van de Loo, A. J. A. E., Adams, S., Stock, A., Benson, S., Scholey, A., …Bruce, G. (2019). Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8122160

In alcohol hangover research, both naturalistic designs and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are successfully employed to study the causes, consequences, and treatments of hangovers. Although increasingly applied in both social sciences and medica... Read More about Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research.

The impact of different human-machine interface feedback modalities on older participants' user experience of CAVs in a simulator environment (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Eimontaite, I., Voinescu, A., Alford, C., Caleb-Solly, P., & Morgan, P. (2019). The impact of different human-machine interface feedback modalities on older participants' user experience of CAVs in a simulator environment. In Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation. , (120-132). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20503-4_11

Rapidly developing Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology has potential to provide solutions to some of the aging population challenges, such as social isolation resulting from an inability to be independently mobile. However for AVs success, users' acce... Read More about The impact of different human-machine interface feedback modalities on older participants' user experience of CAVs in a simulator environment.

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.

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?.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?.


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