The Psychology of Driving Automation : a discussion with Professor Don

@inproceedings{Stanton2008ThePO,
  title={The Psychology of Driving Automation : a discussion with Professor Don},
  author={Neville A. Stanton and Mark S. Young and Guy H. Walker},
  year={2008}
}
Introducing automation into automobiles had inevitable consequences for the driver and driving. Systems that automate longitudinal and lateral vehicle control may reduce the workload of the driver. This raises questions of what the driver is able to do with this ‘spare’ attentional capacity. Research in our laboratory suggests that there is unlikely to be any spare capacity because the attentional resources are not ‘fixed’. Rather, the resources are inextricably linked to task demand. This… CONTINUE READING