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Handbook of Traffic Psychology

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A handbook of findings, methods, and interdisciplinary issues in traffic psychology and how it interacts with other disciplines.

Table of Contents

Part One: Theories, Concepts, and Methods Chapter 1 - How Many E's in Road Safety? Chapter 2 - Driver Control Theory Chapter 3 - Case-Control Studies in Traffic Psychology Chapter 4 - Self-Report Instruments and Methods Chapter 5 - Naturalistic Observational Field Techniques for Traffic Psychology Research Chapter 6 - Naturalistic Driving Studies and Data Coding and Analysis Techniques Chapter 7 - Driving Simulators as Research Tools in Traffic Psychology Chapter 8 - Crash Data Sets and Analysis Part Two: Key Variables to Understand in Traffic Psychology Chapter 9 - Neuroscience and Young Drivers Chapter 10 - Neuroscience and Older Drivers Chapter 11 - Visual Attention While Driving Chapter 12 - Social, Personality, and Affective Constructs in Driving Chapter 13 - Mental Health and Driving Chapter 14 - Person and Environment: Traffic Culture Chapter 15 - Human Factors and Ergonomics Part Three: Key Problem Behaviors Chapter 16 - Factors Influencing Safety Belt Use Chapter 17 - Alcohol-Impaired Driving Chapter 18 - Speed(ing) Chapter 19 - Running Traffic Controls Chapter 20 - Driver Distraction Chapter 21 - Driver Fatigue Part Four: Vulnerable and Problem Road Users Chapter 22 - Young Children and "Tweens" Chapter 23 - Young Drivers Chapter 24 - Older Drivers Chapter 25 - Pedestrians Chapter 26 - Bicyclists Chapter 27 - Motorcyclists Chapter 28 - Professional Drivers Part Five: Major Countermeasures to Reduce Risk Chapter 29 - Driver Education and Training Chapter 30 - Persuasion and Motivational Messaging Chapter 31 - Enforcement Part Six: Interdisciplinary Issues Chapter 32 - The Intersection of Road Traffic Safety and Public Health Chapter 33 - Public Policy Chapter 34 - Travel Mode Choice Chapter 35 - Road Use Behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa

About the Author

Bryan Porter is Professor of Psychology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. His work examines psychology's role in solving community problems, where he regularly involves government, media, engineering, and law enforcement partners in his work. His research areas include driving safety, public health and safety, and large-scale behavioral interventions. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (Elsevier) and editor of Handbook of Traffic Psychology (Elsevier, 2011).


"Overall, I was impressed by the breadth of coverage of Handbook of Traffic Psychology as well as the inclusion and representation of several international sources. Although there are some chapters that are less comprehensive in scope, they all contribute to the overall effort. The editor should be commended for gathering an impressive list of authors who, in my opinion, adequately fulfilled his ambitious goals for the handbook."--PsycCritiques June 27, 2012, Vol. 57, Release 25, Article 8

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